So glad to see more and more skate parks popping up around. I remember growing up and and skating not being really accepted. A lot of my buddies would skate and when the surf down or when I was younger and didn't have a ride to the beach I'd skate with them. One of them had a small quarter pipe, then a few neighborhoods over there was a bigger quarter pipe at the end of dead end street. Its something that a few of the neighborhood dads made for the kids. And it was popular, never really any trouble caused by it. But of course the skate culture was frowned on so the city made them take it down. Anywhere we's skate, we'd get hassled. No matter what we did. There was nowhere to go, so as a youth you start to get angry and pissed off about it.
Now cities and communities are so much more accepting. I see skate parks all over now. Its great to see that kids have another outlet and that the skate culture is not so looked down on. Skate parks are getting better, they are asking the skaters what they want. Raising money for them and up keeping them. Finally.