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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.

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Colin Sharp
Bryce Kanights
Mark Conahan

Gabriel Park nears completion

Gabriel Park Skatepark almost complete

Airspeed gave us a preview of the Gabriel Park skatepark today. Its super fun and sure to be popular. Opening is slated for July. Click to see it bigger


Gabriel Park Geth and Stephanie

Thanks to Geth and Stephanie and the Airspeed crew, the park looks great.
Here’s a view from the two-foot tractor seat shallow end into the nine-foot wall and Geth checking out the action as Stephanie goes for the grind in the shallow end.

The setting is very pleasant. The park was seeing a lot of use today in the first sunny day we’ve seen in a while. Dog walkers, tennis players, even sand volleyball players were all out. The parking lot was crowded.

8 Responses to “Gabriel Park nears completion”

  1. seb Says:

    dude this looks awsome i ligve right near there and i am just geting into the whole skate scean. i was wondering when it was supposed to be rfineshed because i really want to shred it up

  2. chompy Says:

    This is just killin me. Me wanna Skateboardy.

  3. Mac Says:

    Looks amazing. Yeah, based on my visits over there to check on progress, parking may be the only problem with this skate park. Please post when it’s open (if before July 11). Thanks.

  4. chompy Says:

    A little bird told me 4th of July weekend.

  5. chompy Says:

    The little bird was wrong so I killed it. The fence was still around as of July 8..

  6. Matt Says:

    Congrats on the FuelTV mention!

  7. Grumkirko Says:

    The park was opened a few days ago.
    Someone should update the site. 🙂

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