The great Greg Barbera (punk-rocker, at-home-dad extraordinaire, NPR regular) of Durham, NC let me know that Statesville hosts the World Championship of slalom skating, or something like that.
Here's a link to read all about it:
This is quite a skateboard friendly community. I see skaters all the time. If I hadn't been reallllly bad at it 20 years ago, I may have the itch to join them. But, as I have gotten very accident prone the older I get, I won't be giving it go.
3 weeks ago