10 DIY Spots

If you want something done right, and done right away, your best bet is always going to be to Do It Yourself*. In testament to skateboarders who took action, the following are 10 DIY spots that came correct. From our March 2012 Skate & Create issue.

Words by Mackenzie Eisenhour

Burnside (Portland, OR):

Some good TNT at Burnside.

The original gangster. Started in 1990 under the east end of Burnside Bridge in Portland, Oregon, the project set the template for renegade DIY skatepark construction. Expanded entirely outside the law by locals with donated cement bags, Burnside was granted amnesty in ’98.