A new big skatepark (some autralian riders told me that it’s the Sydney’s equivalent of Woodward) has recently opened (mid november 2005) : discover the Sydney Monster Park.
Details of the park :
Monster has been designed and built by Australian Ramp Design in consultation with top skaters and BMXers. Tested and given the massive thumbs up by Bucky Lasek and the Monster Pros: skateboarders Trevor Ward & Corbin Harris, BMXers Matt Fairburn & Mike Daly and inliners Cesar Mora & Toby Heslop.
All the ramps are covered in hARD, an international comp-styled surfaced that delivers a fast and smooth ride (and dries quickly in the wet). The steel structures and construction method means the ramps are portable and can be changed.
VERT RAMPMonster Vertical Ramp
14 1/2 ft high, 68ft wide featuring an extension on one side and two monster roll-ins on the other, one 18 1/2 ft and the other 21 1/2 ft. This international competition-sized beast is the only vert ramp of this size in the country.
The ramp is the centrepiece of the park and has been built to support and encourage vert ramp riding.
The flat bottom of the ramp is also used to teach kids to â€˜pumpâ€™ across the smooth wide surface in Ride with a Pro clinics.
SPINED-MINI RAMPMonster Mini Ramp
Two adjacent six foot mini ramps connected by a spine, a street spine and a roll through.
This mini ramp is a playground for mini and park skaters alike with an 8 ft extension, 10ft over-vert and a bank section with rails on the wide platform.
Covering 1000 square metres, the street course has been designed for everyone, from beginners on ramps right through to experienced street riders. From gentle 3 ft flat banks to a street spine and 10ft wall ride, this interchangeable set up is a street dream.