Ghent is situated in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is a city and a municipality and is the capital and the largest city of the province of East Flanders. The start of the city was as a settlement of the confluence of the rivers Lys and Scheldt and during the Middle Ages, it became one of the richest and largest cities of northern Europe. Nowadays, it is a busy city with a university and a port.
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BMX in Kona Skatepark, Jacksonville, Florida USA
Jacksonville has hot humid summers with light thunderstorms during the afternoon hours and mild freezes during winter. The overall temperature varies from 18 to 33°C (64 to 92°F) all year round.
Kona Skatepark is a special place, operating since 1977. As it is one of the first outdoor concrete facilities in the states and home to many amazing skate boarding and BMX competitions and events, there is no question about how it has got its reputation.
The facilities of the park are incredible, including a full size vert ramp, a snake run that drops at 100 ft/30 m down, a 10 ft/3 m kidney pool, a 30 ft/9 m deep bowl with tombstone extension, a huge x-game style course and so many more installations for non stop freestyle fun.
The park is open for BMX activities from Sunday through Thursday, all year round. There are no lessons available on the spot, however, if you are a beginner and visit the skate-park, get involved with the local BMX community and you will make many new friends that will introduce you into freestyle BMX world.