SIOUX CITY (KTIV) – Skateboards have been flying at Cook Park Sunday because the 4th annual River-Cade Andy Langin Memorial Skateboard Contest acquired underway.
Skateboards of all ages got here out for Sunday’s competitors. People have been grouped into Beginners, Intermediates, and Advanced.
Skaters every had a minute and a half to point out off their finest skate strikes and tips to the judges.
Leaders with the occasion mentioned it drew in individuals from not simply right here in Siouxland, however different surrounding cities as effectively.
“It’s huge. Skateboarders from Minneapolis and Sioux Falls and Omaha and all around areas are coming here to the skate park. Because this is an awesome park. There’s not another park like it. So, it’s a day to come and win some skateboard stuff and a trophy from River-Cade,” mentioned David Hall, Sioux City Skateboard Association Founder.
One skater mentioned it is thrilling to see the skating neighborhood develop annually.
“Every time, every single year this happens, it warms my heart to see that everybody loves skateboarding. That they come out and show some support to everybody. It’s just awesome. It’s an awesome feeling,” mentioned Gabriel Basarisch, Skater.
Skaters paid a $10 entry price to compete. That cash will go to a brand new skate park they’re hoping to construct within the Morningside space subsequent 12 months.