Crowds wowed as Skate Jam returns to Croxley Skate Park after one year break
20th August 2021
Hundreds attended the Skate Jam held at Croxley Skate Park on Saturday (14 August) for a day of spectacular scooting, skateboarding and BMXing.
The crowd were wowed by a whole host of amazing tricks, and the panel of judges faced a hard task to pick the winners for each competition.
The event was open to everybody, with the winners being those who displayed the greatest combination of skill, balance and nerve. Prizes were awarded for the winners in a range of categories and age groups.
Cllr Debbie Morris, Vice-Chair of Three Rivers District Council, attended the event and awarded some of the prizes. She said: “There were some unbelievably talented young people taking part in the competitions. With skateboarding and BMX now in the Olympics, who knows, we may even have seen some future Olympians taking part.”
Croxley based ABC Skateboarding provided free skateboard coaching in the morning. Further sponsorship and prizes were generously provided by Source BMX, Chili Scooters, Lariatt Skateboard Shop, Tasty Bean Café and Keep Rolling Co.
When not competing, participants and spectators were able to enjoy an inflatable obstacle course, provided by Apex 360, and a Zine making workshop run by It’s Okay Project.
Cllr Chris Lloyd, Lead Member for Leisure at Three Rivers District Council, who also attended the event, added: “The combination of sports, music and great weather gave the jams a real festival feel about them. It was great to see it so well attended by participants and spectators alike. Thank you to all the local sponsors for donating prizes for the event.”
Visit the Instagram page @csp_croxleyskatepark for photos and videos from the event.
- Photos by Jenna Selby
- The event is organised by the Three Rivers District Council Leisure Team and has been running for over 10 years.
- Croxley Skate Park runs supervised sessions over the summer until Monday 30 August 2021 every day from 1pm to 6pm. Outside these dates and times, the park will be unsupervised until the Easter holiday. Helmets are available to hire and staff are on hand to offer guidance if needed.