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Skaters for Portland Skateparks mission is to create a comprehensive system of world-class public skateparks in Portland, Oregon.

Our vision is to make skateboarding safe and freely accessible to every skateboarder every day for everybody’s benefit.

Skaters for Portland Skateparks is a non-profit corporation, tax exempt pursuant to 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.

Board of Directors:
Mark Conahan, Treasurer
Tom Miller, Chair
Sarah Burgess, Vice-Chair

Archive for July, 2008

Gabriel Park open

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Gabriel Park Skatepark Portland, OR

This news is a couple of weeks old but the fourth of our planned 19 Portland Skateparks has opened. Gabriel Park Follows Pier Park, Glenhaven and Holly Farm. Skaters are loving the modified snake-run design by Airspeed. It’s a good addition to the mix of terrain available in Portland. Still looking for a covered skatepark and a plaza design, oh, and a ditch simulation, roman style pool, left and right kidneys, big vert ramp….

More coverage on Skate and Annoy and Earth Patrol Media.

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