Bright skies for skate park series

Skaters from around the region were greeted with beautiful spring weather for the Bright round of the North East Skate Park series on Sunday, 10 September. 

15 September 2023

About 100 people gathered at the Bright skatepark with 35 riders participating in skateboard, scooter, and BMX events.   

The youngest rider at just 5-years-old was Mason Taylor from Albury.   

Alpine Shire Mayor, John Forsyth, said Council was proud to continue to support the skate park series. 

"It offers young people the opportunity to participate in a really friendly and supportive environment," Cr Forsyth said. 

"It was fantastic to have so many local riders, as well as riders travelling to take part from Albury, Benalla and Wangaratta." 

The North East Skate Park Series comprises 16 rounds of grass roots events across the north east, supported by local governments through their FReeZA funding and run by Al Taylor from Als skate company in Albury.   

Round 8 will be held in Myrtleford Skate Park on Saturday, 23 September and Round 14 will be at the Mount Beauty Skate park on Sunday, 12 November.   

The series is open to riders of all ages and skill levels. 

For more information, follow the North East Skate Park Series Facebook page at: 

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