A skate spot is a location used for skateboarding.[1][2][3]

Paul Rodriguez at the Hubba Hideout skate spot in 2010

A range of locations qualify as a skate spots, as any area where one can ride their skateboard can be considered a skate spot.[1] From the flat ground basketball courts at Thompkins Square Park to the large concrete ledges of Hubba Hideout, skate spots exist in every shape in every city.[4] Not all skate spots last forever.[5] In some instances, the local skateboarding community rallies together to attempt to save a treasured skate spot, such as with the Brooklyn Banks.[5][6][7] Skate spots are sometimes turned into DIY skateparks when skateboarders bring in obstacles and cement to make their own terrain.[8][9]

List of skate spots

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  8. ^ "The skateboarders turning America's urban decay into DIY skate spots". Huck Magazine. 2016-09-06. Retrieved 2020-05-11.
  9. ^ Works, Digital Design (2019-08-18). "Famous Street Skate Spots in San Francisco". Braille Skateboarding. Retrieved 2020-05-11.