Pictures and results: Nailsea Community Skate Festival

DARING youngsters took to the ramps to show off their tricks during the Nailsea Community Skate Festival on Saturday.

Organised by Holy Trinity and Trendlewood churches and Christian Surfers UK, the popular event drew more than 40 participants and hundreds of spectators to the Scotch Horn park.

The event featured a contest for skateboarders, BMX riders, rollerbladers and scooter owners with some as young as 10 taking part.

Visitors could also enjoy face painting, volleyball, live music and performances from the Nailsea dance group, Simply Street.

Phil Williams of Christian Surfers UK said: “The day went really well and we had a great turn out.


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“There were lots of smiling faces all around.”

Nailsea Community Skate Festival results:

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Scooter under 12: 1st - Liam Strawford from Nailsea. 2nd - Jasper Badger from Langford. 3rd - Owain Down from Nailsea.

Scooter 13 and above: 1st - Chris Watts from Weston. 2nd - Adam Cottam from Yatton. 3rd - Dane Moller from Nailsea.

Blade 13 and above: 1st - Simon Middleton from Nailsea.

Skate under 12: 1st - Tom Kinman from Yatton. 2nd - Max Howard from Weston. 3rd - Joshua Brewer from South Wales.

Skate 13 and above: 1st - Jake Whiteland from Bristol. 2nd - Joel Hardboard from Bristol. 3rd - Frank Peters from Weston.

BMX under 14: 1st - Ben Edney from Nailsea. 2nd - James Sembhi from Nailsea. 3rd - James Edwards from Yatton.

BMX 14 and above: 1st - Adam Broderick from Weston. 2nd - Gary Watts from Nailsea.

Best girl performance: Boo Porter from Nailsea.

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