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Dizzying 3.2m drop at UAE's largest skatepark in Dubai

The largest skatepark in the UAE is now open at Dubai’s Kite Beach.

Kite Beach, Dubai.
Kite Beach, Dubai. Image by Krista / CC BY 2.0

The park, which is free-of-charge, encompasses an area of 3100 square metres and includes a range of over 29 street elements and obstacles for skaters. The main attraction, however, is the XBowl – reserved mainly for professional skaters it features a dizzying 3.2 metre drop.   As well as the skating facilities the park also includes phone-charging stations, benches and bean bags and shaded areas to escape the heat. BMX riders, skateboarders and inline skaters are all welcome to use the park.

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