Longboarding site coming to South Surrey

News in Surrey

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South Surrey Athletic Park will be the place to be for longboarders in Surrey starting next month.

City council has approved a temporary longboarding site at the park with the aim of keeping longboarders off city streets and helping young boarders learn how to ride safely from those experienced in the sport.

The pilot project will run from April to September 2014.

“We’re going to have actual lessons from experienced longboarders…teaching safety around longboarding, and trying to get longboarders that have been using public streets to engage in this pilot project within the park,” said Coun. Linda Hepner.

The origin of this pilot project dates back to Oct. 16, 2013, when a delegation of local board riders and Surrey RCMP Const. Troy Derrick spoke to Surrey’s park, recreation and sport tourism committee about the need for a designated area for longboarding in the city.

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Longboarding at White Rock Lake

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Hello Everyone!

We did some longboarding at White Rock Lake in Dallas a few days ago. Here is some footage for you all to enjoy filmed with the GoPro Hero 3 silver edition.

If you are in Dallas, go for a visit at White Rock Lake. It is a beautiful place to take a walk, bike, skate, or just sit and enjoy the view. The Dallas Arboretum is next door.

I (Carla) just learned two months ago how to skateboard. Bruno taught me while I was visiting him in Brazil. It is really a great sport to pick up. It is very fun and you also get a nice sweat going. I never thought I would be able to skateboard. If you are interested, go for it, it is worth the effort of learning and falling in the beginning.

We will be posting new material soon as we are going…

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