Skateboarders test skills, raise money for portable park Posted in: SportsLifestyle Dozens of skateboarders took to the ramps at the Elgin Recreation Center on Tuesday, June 21 for a fundraiser hosted by the Elgin Parks & Recreation Department to collect money for an improved, larger portable skate park. The Go Skate Day fundraiser, which took place on Go Skateboarding Day, gave skateboarders a chance to test their skills in a Best Trick Skills competition and offered other activities such as a graffiti art wall brought by The Clever Tiger Art Gallery.Lone Star Skateshop of Bastrop hosted the competitions, provided the prizes and helped spread the word about the event. Also supporting ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!