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OLD ARLINGTON: KONA SKATE PARK

Flight On Wheels Kona skate park, nestled in the heart of Arlington, is nothing short of legendary in the world of professional skateboarding and a park that stands as an indelible symbol of the Greater Arlington Community. Ahead of its time when gates opened in the summer of 1977, Kona gave the sport of skateboarding, which was still in its infancy and relegated nationally as a niche West Coast fad, the opportunity to flourish amongst East Coast thrill seekers. Establishing itself in the Arlington community was a challenge during the early years, the highlight of which was the park’s hosting …

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october, 2021

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