When extreme meets mainstream

Sports Destination Management

Municipal extreme sports parks, or public venues for skateboarding and BMX cycling, have a history that traces back to public nuisance laws. City officials, overwhelmed by street racers in public areas, ultimately determined it was better to provide dedicated venues than attempt to ban riders from parks. BMX first found its way into municipal infrastructure in the late 1960s at Palms Park in West Los Angeles. Read full article here…