Tonight’s Pour It Now Meeting

Tonight’s meeting was jam packed with important news and updates. Progress is being made on all fronts of Pour It Now’s Charleston Plan. The Divide and Conquer strategy seems to be very effective! First off, The City of Charleston department of Parks is in full support of creating a number of “pocket parks” or skate spots throughout the City. This will begin immediately, so skaters look for some spots to be built and ready to shred in the near future!!! The Ackerman Community Build Project will also be getting underway pending the Final City approval. We will be asking for lots of community involvement, be ready to get your hands dirty! Daniel Island wants a skatepark? Look for Pour It Now to get involved as the details unravel. And last, but certainly not least, The Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission is finalizing the location and logistics for the “Big One!”

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Kid Touches Tony Hawk’s Skateboard: Lives to tell the tale

Kid Touches Tony Hawk’s Skateboard: Lives to tell the tale

This is funny! How has this video gone unnoticed? It was a good while back that the Hawk came to Owens Field in lil ole South Cackalack, but somehow, this kids super-excited post game wrapup video went nearly unwatched. Check it our now.

If you have videos like this, send the links to me!

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The Digitel Covers $2M Allocation to Charlesto Skatepark

By Ken Hawkins, but enhanced by othersFiled Mar 31, 2010 at 10:33 pm
$2 million set aside for a downtown Charleston skate park

The Charleston City Paper
is reporting that for the first time in decades downtown Charleston may get a skate park thanks to a $2 million commitment by Charleston County Parks and Recreation.

Get the scoop on what, when, and why on their site.

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Charleston PIN News !

The Charleston chapter of Pour It Now has some news to share.

We’ve begun a collaborative design phase with Byer’s Design Group, A well established
architectural firm in Charleston, for the purpose of creating the layout and design of not
just the proposed skate park itself but also the amenities structural and technical aspects
of the area in and outside of the park proper. Meaning, drainage, parking, lighting and many
other aspects that all have to be covered to present to local review boards the city of Charleston
the SCDOT and of course the people (you) themselves.

We’re also in the negotiation stages with the city on many other aspects of the project. Including
finances, final securement of a location, timelines for fundrasing, project start to finish time
and more.

In the near future we’ll be setting our sights again on fundraising and increasing public awareness
for Pour It Now and the Charleston Skate park initiative !

Spread the word, tell folks how to find us here on the web and stay tuned for more and more
rapidly updated news here on the site.

Keep Skating,

Pour It Now !

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Columbia Go Skateboarding Day Photo Recap

If you missed it, I’m sorry to tell you we all had a killer time despite the 101 degree heat!   These kids are hungry to skate, let’s feed’em.  POUR IT NOW!

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Come Skate in the Parade with Us!

December 5, 2008; Five Points – Columbia, SC

We are going to be skating in the parade! At 6pm the Festivus Parade in Five Points will begin. Wear your POUR IT NOW T-shirts and bring posters and banners in support of the skatepark. Skate with us or just watch in the crowd. Don’t miss out on all the fun. Come show your support!

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Columbia Skate Park Will Soon Be a Reality

(Columbia) – By Sydney Cummins
Kids and adults from all over the Columbia area gathered at the Fifth Avenue Deli on Rosewood Drive today for National Go Skateboarding day.

But, it wasn’t just a chance to show off their skills, the area skaters also got an announcement that could make their dream into a reality.

Not every jump can pay off, as some of the skaters learned Saturday. “I spend a lot of time with it. You gotta get good at it… When I jump in the air, I just feel like I have control over something and it’s just really, really fun,” says skater Caleb Brown.


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