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Build Woodward: The Cage Demolition

Build Woodward: The Cage Demolition

In this episode of Build Woodward, we’re diving deep into the history of The Cage, a massive wooden skate park built in 1998 at Woodward PA. The Cage was originally designed for a street contest as part of an XGames qualifying event called B3 which was short for “bikes, boards, and blades” and featured BMX, skateboarding, and inline skating. The massive Wooden park was built on top of an old tennis court at camp and its name “The Cage” was [...]

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Build Woodward: Animal Chin Street

Build Woodward Animal Chin Street

In the first episode of the season, Nate Wessel and the Build Woodward crew recreated the most iconic ramp in the history of skateboarding, the Animal Chin Ramp. The legendary ramp was constructed in the back corner of what was once just an ordinary tennis court. To complete the transformation from tennis court to skatepark, Nate went to work on designing a concrete street park to surround the Chin Ramp and brought in the boys from California [...]

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Build Woodward: Introducing Woodward Riviera Maya

Build Woodward Introducing Woodward Riviera Maya

Woodward's world renowned ramp builder Nate Wessel has always had an idea for an "urban center" facility, a concept that placed all that is Woodward inside of a single building, optimizing the use of every square inch of space. Today, thanks to an exciting new partnership with Hard Rock Hotels, Nate's vision will soon become a reality. The second episode of Build Woodward takes us south of the border to the beautiful Hard Rock Riviera Maya in [...]

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Build Woodward: Animal Chin 2.0

Build Woodward: Animal Chin 2.0

When Tony Hawk calls Woodward to discuss the idea of reconstructing the Animal Chin ramp, we listen. Woodward Build Crews have been on the forefront of every new ramp idea and every inch of the facilities at all Woodward locationS. Veteran builders Nate Wessel, Ron Kimler, Ryan Corrigan and Kris Sherry work together with one of the most iconic builders of all time, Tim Payne, to re-create the legendary Animal Chin ramp. See [...]

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