Wednesday, April 03, 2013
М24.ru, an online edition. Extreme Park and sport festival in Sokolniki
In June Sokolniki Park for Business and Leisure will be transformed into a launch pad for the long anticipated extreme park comprising various active sports facilities. As the park’s press service announced, the coming extreme park facilities will includes: skate park, rock-climbing wall, artificial surfing wave, wakeboarding club on Putyayevskie ponds, and children’s Panda-park.
The skate park area will take over 2 000 square metres. The ramps will have a roofing structure for comfortable skating in rainy weather. Rock-climbing walls for international competitions and an artificial surfing wave will be located nearby. Therefore, you don’t have to go to the ocean to become a professional surfer.
Panda-park, an adventure rope route complex will resume its work, a wakeboarding push-and-pull winch will be erected.
EXTREMEX. Independence, international extreme sports festival will unfold in Sokolniki Park right after the extreme park opening, on June 12-16, 2013. The festival will shock you with massive show-programme, numerous contests and master-classes. A freestyle motocross show will star the festival alongside a grand concert featuring legendary hip-hop artists and alternative bands.
Moreover, the Festival Square will host a giant divingboard for a high-diving contest (acrobatic 25 metre dives into a swimming pool). All Sokolniki visitors will be able to attend the festival free of charge.