"Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul" is the current motto for the notorious capital of the U.S. state of Mississippi, which sits atop the Jackson Volcano. Located at the southern border of the Mississippi Delta, Jackson is the capital as well as the largest city in the Mississippi state. The total area of 277 km²/106.95 mi² was inhabited by the Choctaw Nation for thousands of years before European encounter.
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Skate Boarding in Marseille’s Skatepark, Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur France
Marseille is also known for its skate-parks. One famous free public park, being operational since 1991, is Marseille’s Skate-park or also known as Prado. The park is perfect for skateboarding and it is the largest outdoor park in France. It has been featured on Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 video game, holding skating competitions with international stars, sponsored by a surfing apparel company.
It is all concrete with height variants that are reaching a maximum of 2.7 m / 8.1 ft depth. The mythical bowl is a true legend. Pure joy to ride on the spot that took six months to be built. Now the bowl attracts many foreigners, English, Dutch, Germans, Spanish Americans, Norwegians and especially Belgians, who made the pilgrimage between Brussels and the Prado in skate.
The bowl has undergone a worldwide success with many events organized and some of the biggest stars of skateboarding, skating on its surface. Besides the bowl, you will also find mini ramps, a vert ramp and a bank. This park is something that must be ridden, so grab your skateboard and slide on the concrete surface.