The Watauga County skate park has new...

The Watauga County skate park has new rules and supervision to ensure the facility remains safe.

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The Watauga County skate park has new rules and supervision to ensure the facility remains safe.

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Ennice, NC

#21 Mar 9, 2009
In my opinion NO ONE has anymore right than the other to have an area designated to their particular sport. Sterotypes are ignorant and NEVER apply to EVERY person that is a part of a group. I think the skatepark is a fantastic idea. It is a safe area for kids and ADULTS who enjoy skating or just watching the sport to do so. Now language, well I think we ALL could learn to watch our mouths, typically adults feel as though they have this RIGHT to use offensive language and that it is ok. Well I disagree I have a small child and am mortified by what I hear the adults say when softball games are being played. So to the adults, lead by example not by condesending self rightousness. WE ADULTS act as role models to kids and teens. Practice what you preach or quit preaching. There are not alot of things to keep kids busy and out of trouble here in Boone. The skatepark is a much needed outlet for the kids and taxpayers such as myself would much rather fund a skatepark than a jails. WE ALL need oulets!! Leave the kids alone! Can I get an AMEN!

Hickory, NC

#22 Mar 9, 2009
ok i ride that park eberyday and its a great park and all u haters out there dont understand man you think where all bad and everything but where not as long you dont take away something we like to do shure a lot of use dont wear healments i dont i cant move around with all that crap on me plus on the sing we do have out there it says skate at oyur own risk if we dont wear pads then its our fault also about people at softball games next to use then has been fights break out beteween 30-45 year old men there throwing pucnches it got bad one time but if one kid says one little bad word the town freaks out they just need to leave us alone and do our thing because it does keep us off skating the streets it went to 50% to 30% of the skaters on the streets thats a big drop

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