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A Day at The Edge Skatepark

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  • A young skateboarder jumps out of the pool and above a recycling bin at The Edge Skatepark, part of the Youth for Christ Centre for Youth Excellence.

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    A young skateboarder jumps out of the pool and above a recycling bin at The Edge Skatepark, part of the Youth for Christ Centre for Youth Excellence.

  • Boards are lined up, ready for use in the only skate park of its kind in Canada.

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    Boards are lined up, ready for use in the only skate park of its kind in Canada.

  • Skateboard wheels are available for sale on-site.

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    Skateboard wheels are available for sale on-site.

  • Jared Arnason, 21, warms up prior to playing a game of S-K-A-T-E at The Edge Skatepark. The game is similar to playing horse.

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    Jared Arnason, 21, warms up prior to playing a game of S-K-A-T-E at The Edge Skatepark. The game is similar to playing horse.

  • Jared Arnason, 21, a skateboarder, warms up prior to playing a game of S-K-A-T-E at The Edge Skatepark. The game is similar to playing horse.

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    Jared Arnason, 21, a skateboarder, warms up prior to playing a game of S-K-A-T-E at The Edge Skatepark. The game is similar to playing horse.

  • A young skateboarder enjoys the 12,000-square-foot facility.

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    A young skateboarder enjoys the 12,000-square-foot facility.

  • A young skateboarder rolls past one of the many murals at The Edge Skatepark.

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    A young skateboarder rolls past one of the many murals at The Edge Skatepark.

  • A skateboarder practices in the warmth of the city's only indoor skate park.

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    A skateboarder practices in the warmth of the city's only indoor skate park.

  • Skateboarders watching a game of S-K-A-T-E at The Edge Skatepark.

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    Skateboarders watching a game of S-K-A-T-E at The Edge Skatepark.

  • The skate park features various banks, ledges, rails, hips and an eight-stair rail/hubba combo for enthusiasts.

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    The skate park features various banks, ledges, rails, hips and an eight-stair rail/hubba combo for enthusiasts.

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  • Jared Arnason, 21, works on some tricks prior to playing a game of S-K-A-T-E at The Edge Skatepark. The game is similar to playing horse.

    TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

    Jared Arnason, 21, works on some tricks prior to playing a game of S-K-A-T-E at The Edge Skatepark. The game is similar to playing horse.

  • The skate park is popular among skateboarders of all ages.

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    The skate park is popular among skateboarders of all ages.

  • A skateboarder at The Edge Skatepark.

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    A skateboarder at The Edge Skatepark.

  • A skateboarder stands in front of one of The Edge Skatepark's many murals.

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    A skateboarder stands in front of one of The Edge Skatepark's many murals.

  • Skateboarders at The Edge Skatepark.

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    Skateboarders at The Edge Skatepark.

  • Skateboarders at The Edge Skatepark.

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    Skateboarders at The Edge Skatepark.

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