'Jamiversary' at Hairy Bob's Skate Park
micro-scooter riders and BMXers are invited to the second
anniversary of Scarborough’s Hairy Bob’s Skate Park.
The “Jamiversary”, sponsored by Scarborough
Lions Club and supported by Scarborough Borough Council, takes
place in the Marine Drive venue on 6 August
Last year’s event was hailed a huge success
by the many spectators who attended as well as all those who took
Once again, there will be superb prizes for
the best skateboarder, blader, micro-scooter rider and BMXer, with
judges looking out for good control and great tricks throughout the
At the end of the day the judges will
select the best from each of the four categories to take part in a
“run off” to decide the overall winners, who will each receive a
trophy and £100 worth of equipment.
Steve Asquith, the co-ordinator of the
event and a judge on the day, said: “We want to thank Scarborough
Lions Club for sponsoring us for a second year. We are very excited
about the day and are looking forward to seeing as many bikers,
bladers, boarders and micro-scooter riders as possible at the park.
There will be live music throughout the day and food will also be
Helen Percival from Scarborough Borough
Council said: “This promises to be a fun-filled day for all ages.
The amazing skills and antics of the skateboarders will have you
captivated and mesmerised throughout the day and with blade, micro
scooters and BMX competing as well, what are you waiting for?”
Gareth Jones, Scarborough Lions Club
president, added: “This event is for all abilities and everyone
will be judged on their skill and how they perform on the day. We
are hoping for another big turnout of participants and spectators,
so why not get yourself along to Hairy Bob’s Skate Park on Saturday
6 August. The event starts at noon.”
If you are interested in knowing more about
Scarborough Lions Club and the work they do why not visit their
website - http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/scarboroughuk/
or call the club secretary, David Moorhouse, on 0845 833 9892 to
arrange a visit to the club.
Funding for the £400,000 Skate Park project
came from Sport England, North Yorkshire County Council Community
Fund, Skate4Scarborough and Scarborough Borough Council and the
main contractor for the project was Maverick Industries which
specialises in the construction of concrete skate parks.
The skate park was opened in 2009 by the then Mayor of the
Borough of Scarborough, Cllr Bill Chatt.