Archive for the ‘Convic Articles’ Category

06 June 2013

Dunsborough Skatepark, a regional facility

The Dunsborough Skatepark is now open and is attracting big crowds from over the region.

06 June 2013

Frankston Skatepark a facility for the whole community

79 year old, Grandmother Marion Beattie loves to take her grandchildren to the Frankston Skatepark. She finds it to be a place where kids and teenagers can have fun, meet new friends and be active.

06 June 2013

Eric Koston and Oakley skates St Kilda Skatepark

Eric Koston and the Oakley team were among the first to try the new St Kilda Marina Skatepark. Check it out here…

06 June 2013

Californian pro brings Chairskate to St Kilda Marina Skatepark

Christian “Otter” Bailey, a Californian pro skateboarder, brought the Paralympics sport of Chairskating to busy St Kilda Marina Skatepark. Enthusiasts of the sport are working to bring Chairskate workshops to the facility, which would be perfect due to its location and ease of access.

27 March 2013

Transworld Magazine Interview with Simon Oxenham – Convic’s Managing Director

Our Managing Director, Simon Oxenham, was  interviewed as one of the leading Skate Park builders in the world, by TransWorld Business.  Simon talks candidly about how he started Convic, how it has grown and evolved and the future of Convic and skate

01 March 2013

Skatepark named as one of the World’s Top 10 Sporting Facilities

Engineering news record recently named SMP Skatepark as one of the worlds top 10 world record sporting facilities. It is in some very prestigious company with projects like Arthur Ashe  Tennis Stadium, Flushing Meadows New York, The $1.5 Billion Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas and The Tokyo Racecourse with a capacity of 207,000 people. It shows how far action sports […]

28 February 2013

Convic Managing Director meets US President Barack Obama

Convic’s Managing Director, Simon Oxenham, visited the Whitehouse recently and met with US President Barack Obama and members of congress. Simon states “ For Convic to be recognised as the world leader in our field and receive an invitation to the Whitehouse was mind blowing, I literally dropped the phone when I got the call!” The USA is facing similar […]