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Forum

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Barcelona - Cataluña, Spain

Skateboarding

Street, Skatepark

Built for the Barcelona Olympic Games in 1992, the Forum is basically a giant plaza (16 hectares) which hosts many small spots. You only have to move around the area and you'll find different elements to enjoy. From the Plaça de Llevant round-a-bout you'll see the large Museu Blau and that's where you'll find the famous undercover angled hip that you always see in the skate videos. It's like a pentagon that emerges from the ground with banks and hips that can be used as planters, ledges, ramps etc.



A little further up there are 5 blocks and metal ledges and you'll have views of the Forum. From there you can go to the metal low to high ledges that are to the left of the stairs when looking towards the beach, and the skatepark is towards the right. On the way to the skatepark, there is a pedestrianised street which goes downhill straight to the sea. Go past the barrier and follow it, turning left when you get to the bottom. Little by little you'll see the red and white paving stones that extend along the whole of the promenade and progressively create the famous Forum quarter. In the summer months you can go for a swim. There are lifeguards but make sure you ask where the safest swimming area is.

The skatepark has a perfect mini ramp, hips, rails and ledges. It's simple but fun. If you go over the bridge which is next to the skatepark, you can skate a curved ledge dodging the dirt terrain.

This place hosts many spots that you can skate comfortably as it's immensely spacious and there aren't many people moving around the area. It's useful to know that there are small holes between the paving stones in the quarter, which isn't good for tricks if you have small wheels. As you know, the weather in Barcelona is perfect for skating, there's just more chance of rain between November and February.
What’s there?
  • Funboxes
    Funbox Hubba
  • Rails
    Flatrails, Handrail
  • Ledges
    Hubbas, Ledges, Manual pads
  • Pipes
    Quarter, Mini ramp, Curving
  • Jumps
    Banks, Ramps, Hips
  • Stairs
    3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 Stairs, Gaps
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