April 20, 2013; noon – 4 pm
Design your own paper skateboard deck, experiment with ramps, and learn the fundamentals of skateboarding with a Go Skate pro skateboarder. Free with NYSCI admission.
Design Your Own Paper Skateboard Deck from noon – 4 pm – Use stencils, air brush and taping techniques to design your ideal skateboard deck on paper boards cut to scale.
Nerdby Derby from noon – 4 pm – The Nerdy Derby is a miniature car building and racing competition inspired by the Cub Scouts' Pinewood Derby.
Skate Clinics (see times below) – Learn the fundamentals of skateboarding, including safety and stunts, with a Go Skate pro skateboarder in these 30-minute sessions. Space is limited. Register on the day of the event beginning at 10 am; registrations will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Each session accommodates seven participants. Helmets and skateboards will be provided free of charge for use during the session. Free with NYSCI admission.
Beginner Sessions at 1, 2 and 3 pm – In beginner sessions, participants will learn basic techniques including how to stand on a skateboard, where to place your feet, how to push, turn and balance the board, and how to fall and stop properly. All ages are welcome.
Advanced Beginner Sessions at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 pm – In advanced beginner sessions, the instructor will assess students' knowledge of fundamental skateboard techniques. Basic tricks and techniques will be taught, including an inntroduction to "How To Do An Ollie." All ages are welcome.
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