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Josh Nims

Credit: John McDevitt

Finishing Touches To Be Put On New Skate Park Near The Schuylkill River Trail

Josh Nims’ wheels started turning about 10 years ago when skateboarders were banned from Love Park because granite was being rough up by the boards.

05/06/2013

(Elected officials join Josh Nims, crouching at left, in the ceremonial groundbreaking -- using skateboards as shovels -- for a new skate park.  Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Ground Broken For Skateboarding Park Near Ben Franklin Parkway

“Skateboarding is an art form, a way of life, and a very important part of Philadelphia’s culture and creative economy,” says Claire Laver, executive director of Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund.

10/12/2012

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