Let's go to the park

A peek at Manchester's park rollerskating community.
A rollerskater looking down a big ramp into a foam brick pit. Their t-shirt says 'all my friends skate here'



Emma Salkeld


Emma Salkeld

Running time

4 minutes

When you think of rollerskating, it is not often you think of a skatepark. But this is an exciting part of the skating community that is often forgotten. Talking to a few of Manchester's roller skaters we hear about the problems they are faced with when park skating and how the rollerskating community has welcomed and supported them.