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A local skateboarder flies off a ramp during a demonstration held in conjunction with the 'Sham Rock the Block' event held on St. Patrick's Day weekend in Lake George. More than a dozen teenagers have been working for years to establish a skate park where they can hone their skills. As of this week, the park is closer to reality, thanks to new funding sources.

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Lake George skate park may be built by 2013

Six years of planning and fundraising may pay off soon for some teenaged skateboard enthusiasts who have been lobbying for years to establish a skateboard park, expected to not only provide a venue for the sport, but a facility that could host sanctioned competitions and attract skate enthusiasts from all over the northeast.


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