Photos: Skateboarders Hold “Gr8 to Sk8″ Event

June 22, 2013 | 6 Comments

The Bermuda Urban Parks Association [BUPA], in conjunction with the Corporation of Hamilton put on “Gr8 to Sk8″ today [June 22], a skateboard promotional event held at the #5 car park on Front Street in Hamilton.

Skate Bermuda said they are also also officially launching its awareness and fundraising drive to bring Bermudian youth a permanent concrete BMX & Skatepark, complete with rails, stairs, pyramids, ramps and a bowl to Bermuda’s youth and adults alike.

Between 20 and 30 young people at a time took advantage of the ramps and rails that Darren Booth of the Booth store had set up in the car park.

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  1. Catherine DL says:

    It is really fabulous - but get a helmet already!!!! Major skating corportations in the US won't allow their youngsters to skate without helmets - and neither should we - we should be promoting good practice!

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    • Gabbs says:

      I agree with you on that one, Head gear should. Be worn, and also knee and elbow pads as well.

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      • Noggin says:

        Great event and two thumbs up to the organizers and C.O.H. but please make these youngsters wear helmets before one of them gets seriously hurt. Safety, safety, safety!!!

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  2. 2013 says:

    Positive vibes for the youth! A must have event again!

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  3. Honestly says:

    #Gabbs I agree! All safety equipment is a requirement to register! Nice event for the guys who skate around Hamilton looking for an event just like this.

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  4. spare me says:

    Congratulations Steven Camara. Uncle and I are so proud of you.

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