Burnside Skatepark

Burnside Skatepark

Burnside Skatepark is a skatepark located in Portland, Oregon, United States. Located under the east end of the Burnside Bridge, the skatepark was originally built by the skating community without permission and eventually the city approved the area as a public skatepark. [ cite web | title=Grownups dare to defy gravity | url=http://www.portlandtribune.com/features/story.php?story_id=30809 | accessdate=2007-11-04 | publisher=Portland Tribune ] The skatepark was also featured in videogames such as Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Grind Session, and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3. [ cite web | title=Story of Dreamland Skateparks | url=http://www.switchmagazine.com/skateboard_storys/dreamland_skateparks.html | accessdate=2007-11-04 ] Burnside was also featured in the 2007 film "Paranoid Park", as a setting for the eponymous skate park.


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