Bordeaux is situated on the Garonne River, right in the Gironde department in southwestern France. It is a port city and the 9th largest in France. The greater Bordeaux area is called Communauté Urbaine de Bordeaux and is the fifth largest urban area in France behind Paris, Marseille, Lyon and Lille. It is the prefecture of the Gironde department and the capital of the Aquitaine region. Bordeaux is the biggest wine industry capital in France.
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Skate Boarding in Jellie Park, 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. One of the best is Jellie, a new skatepark with modern design and obstacles. It offers many concrete ramps, rails, fast and relatively hard banks and hips, thus perfect for transition and freestyle 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!