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Indoor Skateparks In Norway 2016/2017
Winter is upon us once again. Here is another look at the indoor skateparks in Norway.

Status

With 57active indoor skateparks, the list of indoor skatparks in Norway now has two spots more than last years count, and there are some more on the way still..

Click here to see all indoor skateparks in Norway


Related Articles

Below is a quick look at the indoor skatepark news this year.

The Good:

The Stavanger Skatehall was rebuilt.

The new Vestby Skatehall was officially opened.



The councilor for culture, sports and volunteer activities, Rina Mariann Hansen, met with local politicians to try to speed up sports facilities in Oslo, such as Haugenhallen Skatepark that was stopped after an analysis showed it would cost a lot more than the budget.

In Larvik the new Larvik Skatehall was officially opened.

Tvildermoen Skatehall, the indoor skatepark in Voss, was renovated.

Skur 13 was officially opened, after a short tease in April.



Farsund Kommune took over operations at Flipside.

Last month Jarle Grimsland finished the woodwork at the new Brummundal Skatehall.
Brummundal Indoor Skatepark Update



Skaters in Hamar are currently in between indoor skateparks, but might be better off?

Ullensaker Skateboardklubb are working to realise an better indoor park.

A group of skaters are working to get an indoor skatepark in Tnsberg.

Verkty i Lufta is building a new bowl at Arena Bekkestua. You can see the shape here, and the new bowl will be ready for this years Hst Bust.

Jon Harald Aspheim initiated the effort to build a vert ramp at Notodden Skatehall, and it is being officially opened this month.



Audun (33) and Anni Krarup Jonassen (30) has taken over the old chapel in Fauske, and plan to build a skateboard ramp there.
Fauske To Get Indoor Skatepark

The new Oslo Skatehall will open in January 2017.



New features are being added to Mre Skatehall.

Grenland Skatepark was updated.

Skatehallen Fredrikstad has been updated.

The Bad:

Bergheim Skatehall, the indoor skatepark in Asky has been closed.
RIP Asky Indoor Skatepark

Saga Skatepark, the indoor skatepark in Fagerstrand could loose funding next year if the suggested budget is passed
Saga Skatepark Could Loose Funding

The Others:

Indoor Skateparks in Finland are now available as a filter in the skatespot guide.


Related Stuff
Articles:

Below are the latest related articles. See the full list of articles for more related news and updates.

Indoor Skateparks In Norway 2016/2017 [7/11/2016]
Winter is upon us once again. Here is another look at the indoor skateparks in Norway.

Europes Best Skate Plazas [24/10/2016]
Kingpin Magazine takes a look at the best skate plazas in Europe.

Nine Unexpected Skateparks [14/9/2016]
Red Bull has made a list of the 9 most unexpected skateparks in the world.


Videos:

Watch the latest related videos below, or go to the full collection of videos.

2012: Ride Channel Manual Labor
How-to Design and Build Bank Ramps (part 2) - Manual Labor
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2012: Ride Channel Manual Labor
How-to Design and Build Bank Ramps - Manual Labor
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2012: Ride Channel Manual Labor
How-To Build a Skatepark: Hammering Basics - Manual Labor
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Pictures:

Below are the latest related images. See the full image collection for more photos.

2011: Haugenstua Skatepark: Show Picture
Tommy Jrgensen steps off for a transfer from micro to micro at Haugenstua Skatepark in Oslo, Norway.

2011: Event Flyers: Show Picture
Lucia Classics

2011: Dovre Skole Skatepark: Show Picture
Opening of the new skatepark at Dovre Ungdomsskole.


Go Fish:

Below is some stuff that might be related, just not properly connected yet.

Plans Mjsskate 2017 Skateboard Marathon [31/1/2017]
Organisations in Stange/Hamar, Brumunddal, Lillehammer and Gjvik are planning a four day skateboard marathon with one contest in each city this summer.

Norwegian Skateboarding in 2016 [3/1/2017]
Join us for a look at some of the ups and downs of Norwegian skateboarding in 2016.

A Quick Look At Skateboarding In 2016 [31/12/2016]
Before the year ends, here is a quick look at some of the skateboarding in 2016.

New indoor skatepark in Tampere [28/12/2016]
Tampere got a new indoor skatepark with the opening of a new Superpark in Sarkanniemi 22nd December 2017.

Skateboard Friendly Copenhagen [21/12/2016]
The Guardian takes a look at Copenhagens tolerant approach to skateboarding and illicit DIY skateparks.

Indoor Skateparks in Sweden [19/12/2016]
Indoor skateparks are now available as a filter in the Swedish spotguide.

More Skate Money For Vestby Skateparks [15/12/2016]
Sparebankstiftelsen DnB has given 1.000.0000 Kr to Vestby SSB and 300.000 Kr for Hlen Skate Klubb.

1000, 2000: A Skatespot Update [4/11/2016]
The skatespot guide on The Justme Website now has more than 1000 skateparks and skatespots mapped in Norway, and over 2000 spots world wide.

Indoor Skateparks in Finland [28/10/2016]
Indoor Skateparks are now available as a filter in the Finnish skatespot guide.

Europes Best Skate Plazas [24/10/2016]
Kingpin Magazine takes a look at the best skate plazas in Europe.