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2:24 am on Friday September 14, 2012

Conceptual plans revealed for downtown Charleston skate park

Image by Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission The proposed conceptual plans for the park.As the grassroots process continues to secure a site for skateboarding park in downtown Charleston, the Charleston County Park and Recreation...
9:00 am on Saturday June 16, 2012

Skate park for downtown Charleston heads to drawing board

Image by Flickr user A Yen For PaperFor years skateboarding groups have sought a proper place for skateboarding in downtown Charleston. Many thought the day had finally come back in 2011 when the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission said...
5:53 am on Monday April 30, 2012

A response to downtown Charleston's proposed skateboarding ban

Image by Flickr user hannesseibt Update April 30: The Post and Courier reported this weekend that if some Charleston City Council members get their way, a 20-block area from Line Street to Broad Street could soon become a "no skateboarding" zone. A...
4:49 am on Monday June 20, 2011

Skateboarding at 71 is just as good as at 17, right?

Flickr user .tms Here's a curious story to start off your work week. It's the tale of 71-year-old Ron Cofall, who has a penchant for skateboarding at Hilton Head's Bristol Skate Park at Crossings Park. The Island Packet has the report, and it seems...
3:17 am on Thursday July 23, 2009

The status of Charleston's skate culture, and where the skate parks are

Image by Flickr user Robbie WroblewskiImage by 20090723-skate.jpgSamantha Test has a nice piece that chats a bit about the culture and status of skateboarding in Charleston. Read more stories on this subject in our skate park topic page.Honestly,...
4:15 pm on Sunday November 16, 2008

Kulture Klash thrilled once again; check out the video

Image by kultureklash.jpg Kulture Klash's third inclination finally came on Saturday, November 16, and to no one's great surprise it was a smashing success. Go get some photos on our Flickr account, at Charleston City Paper, or go exploring on...
11:09 am on Monday June 23, 2008

Group pushes for skate park in Holy City

Image by flickr user striaticImage by 20080623skate.jpg It's not easy doing ollies in Charleston, especially when there's nowhere you can legally skate. The group Pour It Now, which recently led a successful campaign to get a skate park in Columbia...
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