How to come:
- Adress / Map: Parc départemental du Plateau, Rue du Marché Rollay, 94500 Champigny sur Marne, France
- Phone : +33 (0)1 48 81 56 40 (guards office, from 8-10h to 20h)
- Public transports: 40 minutes from Paris: RER A « Champigny » , plus bus 306 (Parc du Plateau)
- Wheater forecast (free one week forecast, financed by your google adds clics, don't forget it if you use it),
- Important details:
- 4m high coping, 55m of continuous coping (including the ending half bowl), 2.5 m wide canyon, 6m high lauching ramp: don't forget your crash pads/helmet!!!
- the upper layer is skatelite, smooth hard and grippy!!!
- take care of the wind (East-West orientation of the ramp main axis),
- don't forget cleaning tools for removing dew, water, pieces of rock, ....
- In winter, dew can fall down at 5pm in few minutes.
- Bellow 10°c, the ramp needs 2 days to dry, beyond 10°C 1 day or few hours if the wind/sun is present!!!!
- the ramp is surrounded by a 3m wall and the closing hours are strict. As they change from time to time please call the guards office:
- typical winter hours: 13h-16h30 (no light btw)
- typical spring-summer-autumn hours: 14h-20h
- public toilets/water at the gards office (no food shop closeby)
- Taig Kris or Marc Haziza are sometime training there.....
- Practical infos and events organized by the City/region (from Nico, official manager since 2006, the website seems to have troubles)
- Emergency Samu : 15
- Firemen : 18 or 112
- Police : 17
List of skateparks :Ramps close to Champigny:
- Chevilly la Rue, outdoor, public, 2 wide 1.8m ramps in spine with a nice coping,
- Massy, outdoor, public, 2.3m ramp.
- Bry sur Marne, outdoor, public, 2 ramps in spine (2.3m).
- Nantes, Le Hangar, Indoor, private, nice smooth ramp (3.5m), 9 Allée des Vinaigriers - Prairie de Mauves – 44 300 Nantes, phone +33(0)2 51 13 26 80, fax : 02 51 13 26 81, email@example.com
- Lyon, Skatepark du Gerland, Indoor, private, nice vert (3.5-3.7m) , ADRSB skatepark de Lyon, 24, allée Pierre de Coubertin, 69007 Lyon, phone: 04 78 69 17 86, fax: 04 72 73 08 59 , firstname.lastname@example.org
- Annecy, rampe de Pringuy, outdoor, vert (3.8m),
- Montpellier, Skatepark du Grammont, outdoor, public, vert (3.3m)
- Albi, Hypnoz Park, indoor, vert (3.3m), Cap Découverte, 81400 Blaye le smines, +33 1 (0)5 63 53 81 01, Hypnozpark@wanadoo.fr
- other spots: slideguide.com or www.rollerenligne.com
- Zumiez, Impact skatepark, indoor, nice verts (3.5m, roof not so high), Vlamingstraat 6
B 8560 Wevelgem, +32 (0)56 32 69 02, fax: + 32 (0)56 42 71 36, email@example.com
- Sint Niklaas, indoor, nice verts (3.5m), Lindestraat 46B, 9100 Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, +32(0)3 776 46 96, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mezzano, outdoor, this is the biggest vert in Europ (5m, 0.65m vert, 8m launching ramp, 24m wide, plan , videos )
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