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Inside the Avon Skate Coalition’s Effort to Bring A skate Park To Avon

    Dec 22, 2021 | The group is currently collecting signatures to demonstrate community support to the Town Council and potential grantees.

    Ben McNair, Avon local skater and manager at Transition Sports in Avon skating the Edwards Freedom Park Bowl.

    “Mark Beresniewicz grew up skateboarding in upstate New York. And after moving to Eagle County in 2000 and starting a family sometime after, he began to share his love for the sport with his son, Bruno, when he was between 6 and 7 years old.

    “I’ve always loved it. Skateboarding is one of those things that never leaves you,” Beresniewicz said. “Once you become a skateboarder, you’re always a skateboarder, in some respect or another.”

    But quickly, he and his son realized there weren’t a lot of options locally for them to skate.”