Thursday, April 11, 2013
Rossiiskaya Gazeta, newspaper. The First skate parks will appear in Moscow in May. Sokolniki stakes on extreme fans
The building of Skate parks will start in May. As many as 7 parks will install them: Fili, Sokolniki, Kuzminki, lianozovsky, Perovsky, Tagansky and Krasnaya Presnya. Besides this, each of the parks will have different constructions and sizes: from 450 – 2500 square meters. Sokolniki is to construct the most professional and biggest one:made of concrete loft. Sokolniki also promises to build a tent for comfortable skating in the rain.
Sokolniki stakes on extreme fans in general. Moreover the international festival for sports and leisure launches here on June 12th. In addition to the skate park, there will be a rock climbing wall for international competitions and a unique surfing wave. They have promised to make it as good as a natural wave, somewhere in Bali, for example. No need to go far away. Putyayevskie ponds will see a wakeboarding push-and-pull winch erected, to make stunts on water. Moreover, Festival Square will host a giant diving board for a high-diving contest (acrobatic 25 metre dives into a swimming pool).