Rapid City is the second largest-city in the State of South Dakota and also the county seat of Pennington County. It is set against the eastern slope of the Black Hills mountain range. The town is called Mni Luzahan (fast water) by the American Indian Lakota People. Rapid City is widely known as the "Getaway to the Black Hills" and the "City of Presidents".
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Skate Boarding in Ocean Bowl Skate Park, Ocean City, Maryland USA
This place is worth visiting at any season. It is surrounded by many hotels, restaurants, shops and really challenging skate-parks. One them is Ocean Bowl Skate Park. It is the oldest skate-park in the United States. So, bring your skateboard, your friends with you and let the adventure of skateboarding, take you away.
The park has been renovated and offers the best conditions for an exciting activity. The park provides a vertical ramp (which is addressed to intermediate and advanced skateboarders) and is 32 ft (9.75 m) wide and 12 ft (3.66 m) tall. Beginners can use the flat bottom of this ramp. The mini ramp is 24 ft (7.32 m) wide with an 8 ft (2.44 m) transition. Another feature that will impress you is the pool. Its shallow (north) end has a 7 ft (2.14 m) radius and is 5 ft (1.52 m) deep. Its deep (south) end has an 8 ft (2.44 m) radius and 1/2 in (1.27 cm) of vertical. The pool is ideal for intermediate and advanced skateboarders.
You also find a gnar wall, which will offer an amazing experience to advanced skateboarders. Banked Walls are tailored for all levels of ability and have a 5 ft (1.52 m) height with a mellow non-curved transition. The pyramid is 5 ft (1.52 m) high, 4 ft (1.22 m) wide on the west side and 8 ft (2.44 m) on the east. A section of the park has two 90 degree hips and a corner. The entire area of the park offers 8 ft (2.44 m) transitions and stands 5 ft (1.52 m) high.
Participants are kindly requested to use the appropriate safety equipment. Furthermore, alcohol and smoking are prohibited in the park. Now, that you have the information you need, it is easier for you to choose the appropriate park for your best skateboarding!!!