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Skatepark in Hampden officially opens May 3
Skatepark in Hampden officially opens May 3

Putting on his knee and elbow pads at "pool" side in Roosevelt Park, Bob Pribble, a silver-haired employee of a hedge fund management firm, didn't fit the stereotype of a skateboarding enthusiast. But Pribble, 49, of Annapolis, said he has been skateboarding since the 1970s and had tried all of the skateparks in the region, from Washington to York, Pa. — except for the newest one, Skatepark of Baltimore, which officially opens Saturday in Hampden. "I haven't skated this pool yet," said Pribble, fluent in the language of skateboarding. He was referring not to the swimming pool in Roosevelt Park, but to the new skateboarding bowl, nicknamed a pool...

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