Skatelife Memphis in the News

2009
Daily News endorses Sk8Mud.... Memphis Daily News
Mud Island Make over.... Memphis Daily News
Skate Park Advocate Shares Passion About Sk8Mud ..Memphis Daily News
A great Leap forward.... Memphis Flyer
Turn-around Time.... Memphis Flyer
Sk8 park on Mud Island?.... Memphis Flyer
Back your Block.... Memphis Flyer
Diverse group of enthusiasts pushes for public skate park on Mud Island.... CA
Sk8Mud....Memphis Sport July 09 Edition
2010
Getting Glenview.... CA
The Politics of Skate parks.... Memphis Flyer
Skatepark location in Question.... Memphis Flyer
Glenview location axed.... CA
Skate park halted.... Fox
Airborne....Memphis Flyer
News announcing location and completion date of the skate park Tobey Transformation.......Memphis Daily News
Mayor Wharton blog announces opening date.... Mayor's blog
Skate park to open Fall 2011.... Memphis Flyer
Memphis skate park finds new home at Tobey park.... Memphis Business Journal
Memphis fist skate park to be built at Tobey park....CA
2011
Ramping up: Tobey skate park one step closer to realization.... Memphis Daily News ( Good coverage of Ground breaking)
Memphis breaks ground on 1st dedicated, city-run skate park....CA
Groundbreaking Kicks Off Long-Awaited Skate Park Project.... abc 24 news
Q and A with Aaron Shafer.... Memphis Flyer
Shafer Mentors Children Through Skating.... Memphis Daily News




Thanks everyone for your support at the public meetings!

Here is the full scoop in the Viewpoint section of the Memphis Flyer. Click on the Flyer picture for the article.


Congrats to the Ryan Jones and Tony M. You won the Sk8MUD decks !

The Cooper Young Festival was a blast this year. Thanks everyone for coming by and supporing the cause! Look for a blog post coming soon. We wanted to thank Terry Kerr and Mike Lasiter of Midtown Buy or Rent providing both space and for providing our Skatelife banners. Thanks Kris Gurley for designing the banners! Thank you Amie for taking the pictures of Mud Island that we used for making the Mud Island skate park posters!