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 Washington Way Skatepark, Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand
Overall the city is surrounded by Avon, Heathcote and Waimakariri Rivers, and the Canterbury Plains. The climate is considered to be temperate, with cool and mild summers (maximum temperature 23°C/73°F), and cold and frosty winters (temperatures fall below 0°C/32°F frequently).
Christchurch is the paradise of skateboarding lovers with many areas dedicated to skating. Washington Way Skatepark is considered to be by many skaters the best skatepark in the city. It hosts many concrete ramps, rails, banks, ledges and hips (beginners bowl area as well), thus perfect for transition and street skating.
Slide on the rails, make your jumps and ollies off the ramps and land back again on your board, do stunning kickflips and drop-ins. Buy or take your skateboard with you and get ready to perform amazing tricks up in the air!
Note: It often gets too crowded.
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January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.