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Episode 42 PART 2- How It Happened: Palouse WA’s “Formal DIY” with Aaron Flansburg and Michael Dahl

On this episode we talk with Aaron Flansburg and Michael Dahl from Palouse WA. They spearheaded AND built the Palouse Skatepark and Tony Kettel Skate Garden with an interesting new model. Tune in to learn about how they accomplished their goal. On this episode we talk with Aaron Flansburg and Michael Dahl from Palouse WA. They spearheaded AND built the Palouse Skatepark and Tony Kettel Skate Garden with an interesting new model. Tune in to learn about how they accomplished their goal.

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Episode 41: How It Happened: Texas and more with Carter Dennis

On this episode we chat with Carter Dennis. Carter’s influence on skatepark advocacy spans far beyond his city skatepark projects in San Antonio and Arlington. One of the founding directors of Skaters for Public Skateparks, he’s got stories to tell and wisdom to impart. Tune in to learn more about his experience and insights about skatepark advocacy. 

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Episode 39: How it’s Happening: Pensacola Florida with Jon Shell

On this episode we chat with Jon Shell from Pensacola Florida. Jon’s work with Upward Intuition led to the making of a world class skatepark project. Learn how he turned a passion project into civic action and what’s helped him stay the course toward his goal of bettering the community in more ways than one.

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Episode 38 – How It Happened: Detroit Michigan with Derrick Dykas

On this episode we chat with Derrick Dykas from Detroit Michigan. Derrick’s involvement with The Wig DIY skatepark evolved into supporting the local scene with Community Push before he was recruited by the City of Detroit to help create the new Riverside Skatepark (and beyond). From grassroots to grand opening, Derrick’s run the course. Listen and learn about a multifaceted scene in Detroit Michigan.

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Episode 37 – How It Happened: Skatepark of Baltimore with Stephanie Murdock

On this episode we chat with the legendary Stephanie Murdock from the Skatepark of Baltimore in Maryland. Learn how she inspired a skatepark project into being, and the trials and victories that came along with it. A truly impactful member of the skatepark advocacy community, this episode is not to be missed. 

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Episode 36 – How It Happened: Long Beach, CA with Mike Donelon

On this episode we chat with Mike Donelon from Long Beach, CA, as well as ASK Ambassadors Apinya Imon and Jose Poncho Aguilar. Mike created Action Sports Kids to serve the youth in Long Beach while advocating for proper public skate space in the area. A legend in the game, listen and learn the ropes of effective skatepark advocacy and youth programming.

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Episode 35 – How It Happened: Pine Ridge with Walt Pourier

On this episode we connect with Walt Pourier from Stronghold Society and hear the story of the Pine Ridge Skatepark. One of the more impactful and resonant skatepark projects in history, listen in to understand how this skatepark affected the Oglala Lakota tribe on the Pine Ridge Reservation and the skateboarding world as a whole. 

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Episode 33 – Your Next Step

Pete and Alec are back for another season of The Skatepark Podcast! In this first episode they discuss the rhythm of advocacy and what your next step is, wherever you are in the process.

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Episode 33 – Your Next Step.

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SEASON 2 COMING SOON!

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Episode 32 – Season Finale

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Episode 31 – Designing for Safety

Pete and Alec discuss ways to de-danger your park. From the design itself to policy and fencing, learn to mitigate your risk and increase the probability of good, safe sessions and a longer skatepark lifespan.

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Episode 31 – Designing for Safety

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