Here is some footage from multiple angles showing the progress of the Crooked River Skatepark that is being built in Rivergate Park on the West Bank of the Flats in Cleveland Ohio. This is just down the hill from Downtown Cleveland, Tremont and Ohio City. The Crooked River Skatepark is a City of Cleveland project made possible by Public Square Group, The Tony Hawk Foundation, LAND Studios, McKnight Associates, F. Buddie Inc, Ohio City Incorporated and Tremont West. Grindline Skateparks is the design/build contractor.
You can get to the skatepark by heading to Merwin Avenue off of Columbus Road. This area is home to the Ohio City Bicycle Co-Op, Sainatos Pizza, Cleveland Rowing Foundation, and Merwin’s Wharf which is a restaurant operated by the Cleveland Metroparks.
Based on the current progress of the park build it may be possible to see it open before the end of 2014.
The Burnout is back at Now That’s Class! Friday night is a pig roast, Saturday afternnon skate jam and Saturday nigh is music and partying. All money collected goes towards DIY skate projects in Cleveland like the Fun Wall (Queen DIY).
Here’s a little documentary on the making of the Pura Pura skatepark in La Paz, Bolivia. Cleveland’s own Jake Black, the creator of the Condensed Flesh video zine, went down and participated in this build!
In April of 2014, Levi’s® Skateboarding joined Bolivian skater Milton Arellano in reuniting with the endboss projects crew from Hannover, along with over a 100 skateboarders and builders from around the world, to build a public skatepark in La Paz, Bolivia. See professional skateboarders Marius Syvanen, David Gravette, Josh Matthews, Joey Pepper, Chet Childress, and Al Partanen live, work, and skate the Pura Pura skatepark three miles up in the sky.
Directed by Simon Weyhe Assistant Director: Mathias Nyholm Schmidt Produced by Levi’s Skateboarding® Cinematography by Simon Weyhe & Mathias Nyholm Schmidt Additional Camera by Kasper Hornbek Nielsen & Milton Arellano Edited by Simon Weyhe Additional Editing by Mathias Nyholm Schmidt Music by Anders Christophersen, WSLS Records