Graz is the capital of the federal state of Styria (Steiermark) and the second largest city after Vienna. The old town, declared as UNESCO World Heritage since 1999, is one of the best preserved town in Central Europe. Graz is situated in the southeast of Austria on the Mur River, at about 200 km / 120 mi in the southwest of Vienna. However, Graz has a big sporting activity.
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Skate Boarding in Northbrook Skatepark, Chicago, Illinois USA
One of the most popular concrete skateparks in the Chicago area is the Northbrook Skatepark. It is situated in Northbrook, a Chicago suburb and is very easy to find. The skatepark is outdoors and was designed for many purposes, one of them is skateboarding.
The center of the park is a huge bowl that has connections to another bowl with some vert. The street course surrounds the center bowls and due to its location allows for continuous street lines around the edge of the bowls. The features of the skatepark are divided into skate and urban.
In the skate part, you will meet the street course, a quarter pipe, a vertical ramp, the bowls and others. On the other hand in the urban part, you will come across rails, curbs and other amazing features. The skatepark is in good condition and due to its popularity it attracts many kind of skaters, so you might find this place a little busy.
If you are a novice skateboarder, this might not be the right place for you, as the number of other athletes in the terrain won’t ease you on learning how to use your board. It is a great opportunity to try this skatepark, if you live nearby or if you find yourself in the area.