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18 March 2019
Kwinana's Edge Skatepark played host to one of Australia's biggest skate festivals on Saturday, 16 March.
The event, run in partnership with the City of Kwinana, was co-ordinated by pro-skater and former World Cup and Australian Champion Renton Millar via renowned skateboarding program Shredability. "The City of Kwinana's Edge Skatepark is recognised as one of the best facilities in Australia," said Mayor Adams.
"So when we were approached to host the King of Concrete, we didn't hesitate to get on board," she said.
Sanctioned by The Australian Skateboarding Federation, in the skateboarding disciplines of Street and Bowl, skateboarders competed for prize money, skate product and Australian Skateboarding Federation National Rankings points.
The winner of the Open Bowl division was Zepp Heyes, from the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria with the Womens first place going to WA prodigy Isi Campbell from Denmark.
The winner of the Street discipline was Josh Birtwhistle, who qualified for the 2019 Australian Skateboarding Federation Championships of Street Skating, to be held at Bato Yard Skatepark on the Central Coast of NSW in April.
"We congratulate the winners of the competition and look forward to more events of this kind happening in Kwinana - a great place to get active and have fun!" she said.