Skateboarding success |

Skateboarding success

Dear Editor:The Basalt Recreation Department would like to thank the generous people who made the fifth annual Basalt Blowout Skateboard Contest on Father’s Day a rocking success. There were skaters from 7 to 20 years old competing for some great prizes.Many thanks to our sponsors, Colorado 500, Basalt Police Department and Polar Revolution, for providing cash and prizes for the skaters. Thanks to Rage Unlimited from Boulder for getting the awesome T-shirts with only a week’s notice. Thank you to Sammy Shea and Scott Kimick from Polar Revolution for their superb judging of the skaters. And thanks to Travis McLain from Radio Boardshop for emceeing the event. Sammy Shea was also very instrumental in making sure this event happened on such a short notice. It was a pleasure working with him.Dorothy HowardBasalt Recreation Department

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