HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 5 June 2021 – Organised by Youth Sq. for the primary time, the ten-day ‘Let’s Glow Skate!’ exhibition and workshops have been efficiently concluded in Might, which brings skateboarding to the general public from road to Youth Sq. and promotes this wholesome and skilled sport. The occasion has aroused public curiosity and efficiently attracted over a thousand members to hitch.
To supply a extra complete understanding of skateboarding to members, completely different exhibition areas have been set at Y Studio which helped public to be taught extra about skateboard from the straightforward to the tough. Some skateboards that includes Hong Kong parts had been additionally displayed to complement public data of skateboarding. Youth Sq. has additionally invited skilled coaches, Strolling Chen and J Lin, to host the skateboarding workshops and share the enjoyable with children in full gear. Members had been capable of benefit from the enjoyable of skateboarding by means of studying primary abilities without cost!
“I’m so blissful to see many individuals joined this workshop! I’m impressed by a pair of younger those who they got here all the best way from Tin Shui Wai to Youth Sq. at Chai Wan for collaborating within the workshop!” mentioned J Lin, one of many skateboarding coaches. Many members additionally expressed how excited they had been after the workshop. “We’re very grateful that Youth Sq. has supplied an indoor venue for us to hitch a skateboarding workshop without cost, it’s certainly fairly costly to hitch a skateboarding class. I fall in love with skateboarding after this trial, I’ll get a skateboard to practise extra within the future!” mentioned Mr Leung, one of many workshop members.
As well as, Youth Sq. has invited Luk Chun Yin (“Chun”), an area skateboarding athlete, along with Strolling Chen and J Lin, the workshop coaches, to carry out spectacular skateboarding abilities at Y Platform. “We’re grateful that Youth Sq. has supplied a well-equipped venue for us to advertise skateboarding. Now it has turn into considered one of the sports activities within the Olympics, I consider extra individuals will cease stereotyping this sport. I’m anticipating to have extra individuals to hitch this wholesome and enjoyable sport!” mentioned Chun.
Youth Sq. has been offering a relaxed, dependable and secure surroundings for youth to discover each risk of their potential. This primary ‘Let’s Glow Skate!’ skateboarding occasion was curated and organised by trainees of ‘YS Profession Expertise Programme’, a 6-month on-the-job coaching programme offering them with an opportunity to organise an occasion along with their regular duties. We’re trying ahead to organising extra enjoyable and wholesome actions to develop with the youth in future!