(Nov. 14, 2005)
The Rio de Janeiro Skate Park: Located in the city's Flamenco public park and the neighborhood of Flamenco. This park is made out of concrete with well over 10,000 Square Feet of skating area, offering excellent terrain for street skaters, but no real
challenging terrain for bowl and vertical terrain riders, (except for a really tall concrete wall that has about 4 feet of vert).
The setting is beautiful, but watch you stuff from local skate rats... No pads or helmets required. Park is free and has lights at night (when the temps are more pleasant). No pro shop or supervision on site. Sorry, I could not find digital pictures on my files of this park... I'll keep looking and send some when I find them...
Hector R. Valle