They had young children, were at a crossroads in their respective careers, so they decided to open The Grind Rail
Trail Cafe on the Derry Rail Trail in April 2014 to fill that void.
The works at Stanney Fields Park, in Neston, include the installation of three new ramps and a grind rail
for the wheelspark.
The facility at the Parks Leisure Centre, in North Shields, has features designed by skaters themselves, including a rainbow grind rail
, pole jam, a curved hubba, a taco pool and tombstone.
A series of obstacles such as steps, jump box, grind rail
and slopes will ensure that the park provides both a challenging and interesting experience.
Also included must be details of any grind rails
and all other cast-in accessories.
But now the pair need to raise the money to kit it out with various ramps, pipes and grind rails
A number of special features includes a wall ride and street area with blocks and grind rails
For example, he said it was important to provide separate areas with lower ledges and grind rails
for small children.
It offers a range of different skate challenges to be used by young people in a safe environment and includes an area of tarmaced surface, a quarter pipe, central jump, grind rails
and grind jumps.
Beginners, aged seven to 16, were given the chance to try out the facility's 11 ramps and six grind rails