“It’s awesome because it gives us something to do,” said Bellevue Community College student Erica Miller, 19.
“”We’re seeing more and more parents that grew up skating, and now they’ve got little kids,” said Susanne Friedman (Seattle Parks). “But we are one of the few cities that does not have a variety of public facilities [for skateboarding]. We’re trying to get up to speed.”
“What’s the point of spending millions and millions of dollars in building skateparks if the kids aren’t going to use them for more than two years or so?” Fuller said. “They’re going to get bored with them.”