Modular skateparks Archive

  • Tony when did you start skating and how did you get into building skateparks? I started skating I was 8 (1980). My friend from my soccer team brought me along for a weekend trip to Kona and he let me use one of his extra boards. I was instantly hooked and have been rolling ever since. My first ramp was an amazing structure, consisting of pieces […]

    An Interview with Tony Misiano: Replacing Modular Parks

    Tony when did you start skating and how did you get into building skateparks? I started skating I was 8 (1980). My friend from my soccer team brought me along for a weekend trip to Kona and he let me use one of his extra boards. I was instantly hooked and have been rolling ever since. My first ramp was an amazing structure, consisting of pieces […]

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  • In the early 2000’s, when the public skatepark boom started to hit the country many cities went with the option of building modular skateparks to tests the waters. At the time, public skateparks were few and far between and cities were unsure whether a public skatepark would work for their community. As a result, they opted for a modular solution to see how the kids would […]

    Replacing Modular Parks with Concrete

    In the early 2000’s, when the public skatepark boom started to hit the country many cities went with the option of building modular skateparks to tests the waters. At the time, public skateparks were few and far between and cities were unsure whether a public skatepark would work for their community. As a result, they opted for a modular solution to see how the kids would […]

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  •  SPS (Skaters for Public Skateparks) has researched modular above ground equipment since 2004. This types of skatepark, and the range of materials used to build them, had only a brief history and no real test data available. Yet many communities were choosing above-ground modular products in over a traditional poured-in-place concrete skatepark, which have been the standard since the 1970’s. SPS focused its research on durability […]

    Just Say NO To Modular Skateparks

     SPS (Skaters for Public Skateparks) has researched modular above ground equipment since 2004. This types of skatepark, and the range of materials used to build them, had only a brief history and no real test data available. Yet many communities were choosing above-ground modular products in over a traditional poured-in-place concrete skatepark, which have been the standard since the 1970’s. SPS focused its research on durability […]

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