‘The next generation’ of Iowa skaters are carving out a community in the nation’s largest skatepark

On any sunny afternoon, the Lauridsen Skatepark in downtown Des Moines is filled with locals and out-of-towners, amateurs and pros, teens and 20-somethings. And right along with them, you’ll find the Subsect Kids Skate Crew, a group of skaters who […]

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As Iowa skate culture swells, Skate DSM is giving away 500 skateboards and helmets to local kids

Students pre-K through 8th grade can nab a free, brand-new skateboard and helmet through a new initiative from Skate DSM. “One of the biggest goals of Skate DSM is to really get more kids on skateboards,” said organization president Norm […]

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