Skateboard, scooter, bike, skate competitions set for ShredFest on Saturday at Hannibal’s Ramp Park
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Perfect weather is in the forecast for Saturday’s ShredFest at the Ramp Park. Free admission to the park begins at 10 a.m. with helmets given to the first 25 children, thanks to financial support from Evening Kiwanis and Lions Club.
Registration for skateboard, scooter, bike and skate competitions will begin at noon, with the competitions starting at 1 p.m. Judges will award trophies and ribbons, along with lots of special awards. Prizes are sponsored by CoolByke and KinkBMX.
The Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park attracts local athletes daily to try new tricks and perfect old ones.
Hannibal Ramp Park opened 18 years ago as a multi-use park. Bikes, boards, skates and blades are welcome. The facility is 8,800 square feet and features below-grade concrete bowls with six-foot drop-ins, banks, spines, rollers, a hubba ledge, grind block, extensions and a hand rail. Knee and elbow pads are encouraged and helmets are required.
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