Skateboard Heaven: Helsinki


Skateboard Heaven: Helsinki

Interested in skateboard? Well, skateboarding is a fun action sport that young people like to do. There are lots of tricks that you can do with a skateboard. A skateboard can be used as entertainment or as transportation. Most importantly, it is an art form. 

Young kids and adults love skateboarding. Therefore, it has turned out to be a massive marketplace, which is estimated to be at least $4.8 billion. 

The best part of playing with a skateboard is that you don’t need a specific place to play. You can take your skateboard on to any park and enjoy. Every material in the world is a prop to use and do tricks with your skateboard.

 Helsinki: A Place To Skateboard

Skateboard Heaven: Helsinki
Skateboard Heaven: Helsinki

Helsinki is a place for all experienced skateboarders and newbies. You will find the best skateboard parks. Along with that, you will also find DIY parks that are amazing. The weather condition in Helsinki makes it an ideal place for skateboarding. Helsinki has more than 21 skate parks. 

Helsinki promotes its culture along with skateboarding. One great culture promotion is the “Grilli” culture. Some skate parks have grills inside the park so that people can spend more time outdoors by playing and enjoying a great barbeque. Helsinki also has an open-minded community, and you can make great friends using a skateboard.

Sweden and Denmark are quite well known for skateboarding and its park. Hence it is challenging for Finland to compete with them. There are quite a few famous spots in Helsinki for the skateboard, but the city can do with some more. Now let’s look at some great places for skateboarding.

Museum Of Modern Art, Kiasma

The Museum of Modern Art is an excellent place for a skateboard. You will find a lot of people playing near the museum. There are also multiple rams placed in front so that people can come and enjoy. 

Micropolis Skateboard Park

If you’re looking for bowls to skate in, then Micropolis skate park is where you want to be. It has a state-of-the-art skate park. It has ledges, railings, bowls, and other things that you can do tricks. You will also find a lot of people with their skateboards over here. Along with Micropolis, Ponke’s skate park will offer you the same fun activities.

The DIY Skate Parks

Skateboard Heaven: Helsinki
Skateboard Heaven: Helsinki

If you don’t like a ready-made skate park and prefer the ones made by experienced skaters then, DIY parks are the best. Suvilahti is the best DIY park in Helsinki to skateboard. In the early 90’s it was a very small skatepark. And now it is a 900m2 skate park with all the rails, bowls, and ledges perfectly placed. 

Suvilahti is a beautiful place, the graffiti drown on the buildings, and the parks are a sight to see. There are a lot of cultural activities to do along with skateboarding. In August, the Flow music festival takes place, which is one of the best music festivals in Helsinki.

Conclusion

Helsinki is one of the best places to have skateboards and have fun. You will find a lot of skate parks all over the city. So, the next time you find yourself in Helsinki, you know what to do. Just buy a skateboard and hit the parks with your friends and family.

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