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Episode 31 – Designing for Safety

Pete and Alec discuss ways to de-danger your park. From the design itself to policy and fencing, learn to mitigate your risk and increase the probability of good, safe sessions and a longer skatepark lifespan.

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Episode 30 – Concrete VS Prefab

Learn why prefabricated skateparks are going the way of the Dodo and the distinct advantages of using concrete for your new skatepark.

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Episode 30 – Concrete VS Prefab

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Episode 29 – Frequently Asked Questions – Part 1

In this episode of The Skatepark Podcast, Pete and Alec discuss the most common questions they get regarding skatepark projects. Learn from those who wrote in looking for answers about skateparks, programming and more.

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Episode 28 – Skatepark Signs – stupid rules and you.

If you’re an advocate for your new local skatepark project, chances are you’ll be involved in making the sign, (and even some of the rules) for the new skatepark. In this episode, Pete and Alec discuss what makes an effective sign, and the do’s and don’t of getting important information to the skatepark users. 

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Episode 27 – How It Happened: Ann Arbor, MI

It’s a gem of a skatepark you’ve probably seen before, but you didn’t see everything that went down behind the scenes. Learn from the person behind the park as our very own Trevor Staples tells us how it happened in Ann Arbor Michigan.

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Episode 26 – Beyond the deck

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Episode 26 – Beyond the deck

Pete and Alec dive into the (sometimes) fascinating world of what goes on beyond the deck of the skatepark. How does designing your landscape and entrances affect your session?

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Episode 25 – DIY

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Episode 25 – DIY

Pete and Alec do it themselves and discuss the proliferation of DIY skateparks. From pros and cons of a clandestine build to the unseen effects of non-traditional skatepark creation, learn all about this very unique corner of the skatepark world.

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Episode 24 – Dan Hughes

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Episode 24 – Dan Hughes

Pete and Alec chat with the legendary Dan Hughes, creator of Northwestskater.com and surveyor of many hundreds of skateparks worldwide. Dan talks about the components of a good park, grinding coping made from coral, and the tricks to creating the ideal vibe at a skatepark.

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Episode 23 – Fences

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Episode 23 – Fences

Pete and Alec discuss fencing and barriers around skateparks, what ramifications these separations have on the skatepark and our culture, and how to go about it in your neighborhood. 

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Episode 22 – THF West Coast Road Trip

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Episode 21 – How It Happened: Stoner Park

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Episode 21 – How It Happened: Stoner Park

Hear the real story from the people behind the project. In the second installment of How It Happened, we get the inside scoop (from inside the building) about the famed Stoner Skate Plaza in Los Angeles, CA.

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Episode 19 – How It Happened: Boise, ID

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Episode 19 – How It Happened: Boise, ID

Hear the real story from the people behind the project. In the first installment of How It Happened, we get the inside scoop from Paul Whitworth about Boise Idaho’s triumphant under-the-bridge skatepark.

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