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The Conlon Family Skatepark in Raleigh opened on Dortch Street last week. The park has been in the works for about a year and is the brainchild of many community leaders, organizations and those young-at-heart looking to give skaters a place to catch some air.
Ryan Bisesi, WRAL multiplatform producer
A new skate park has opened in Raleigh. The park is located off Capital Boulevard. Crews have been working on the Conlon Family Skatepark for months.
Some Enloe high school students created a new way to bring people together in an underserved part of Raleigh. They started a skate club.
For 16-year-old Adrian Mangano and his skateboard friends, the sport is a way to reach out to this underserved community on the edge of Raleigh's downtown.
Rick Armstrong, WRAL photojournalist
Skate legend Tony Hawk just released a line of boards that have a vial of his blood infused into the decks' paint jobs.
Skateboarding has long since made it mainstream in the US, but this summer it hits the big stage in Tokyo.
An Oregon state trooper enjoys skating with skateboarders, and he's even trying to get them a new skate park.
A Raleigh teen says her best friend would still be alive if he wore a helmet while skateboarding. Since his June accident, she's taken on a mission to tell his story and raise awareness with other kids.
Mikaya Thurmond, WRAL anchor/reporter