Houston, We Have Dirt!

9 April 2011

UPDATE – 4/15/2011
Houston, we have telelphone polls…

…some chopped down trees…

…and duck doo doo.

UPDATE – 4/27/2011
Houston, we have more dirt…

…a sewer drain that was actively doing its job while I took this picture

…leveling out the ground

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Ground Breaking Part 2

11 March 2011

If you couldn’t already tell, ground breaking will be pushed back again, this time due to flooding.

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Ground Breaking

2 March 2011

In case you were wondering why Grindline isn’t in Parkersburg working on the park right now, apparently they are still finishing up a park in Atlanta and so the start of our project has been pushed back about two weeks. So sometime around March 15th they should be arriving. I know it is hard to be patient, but some of use have been waiting for this longer than some of you have been alive, so, another few weeks won’t kill anyone.

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Final Drafts of The Skate Park

21 December 2010

We have finally narrowed down the final designs of the skate park. Though the original plans were to build a plaza, we received feedback from skaters looking for transitions as well, and being a heavy street scene in the bible belt of bowl skating didn’t help either. All in all we still feel it is a pretty well rounded design that should provide a little bit for everyone.
It is essentially the same design as before, with the addition of a long 2ft tall quarter pipe around the left end, a …

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What Do You Want To Skate?

24 August 2010

We are pretty close to choosing who is going to be building the plaza, by the time you read this we may have actually already chosen. We are going to have a public meeting at some point to talk about what everybody wants to skate, but not everybody is always able to make it to our meetings and we know it is not always easy to stand up in front of people and voice your opinions, so here might be an easier place for you to do that. What do …

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Welcome!

4 November 2007

On behalf of the Parkersburg Skate Plaza Foundation I would like to welcome everyone to our brand new website, where you will be able to find all the latest happenings here at the foundation as we continue to work on this long over due project. You will also be able to purchase tee-shirts, make donations, and even check out the occasional video clip or photo from our very talented local scene of skateboarders and inline skaters. So be sure to stop back soon as we will do our best to …

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