National Youth Week a success in Somerset
HUNDREDS of youth and children participated in an array of activities for Youth Week in the Somerset region, making the event a huge success.
The events culminated with the Somerset Skate Championships at the Esk Skate Park on Sunday, April 9. Over 70 people attended the championships organised by Somerset Regional Council and more than 40 people participated in the competitions.
Winners of the open skateboarding: 1. Jaiden Wicks, 2. Delong Lin, 3. Quade Style.
Under-16 skateboarding: 1. Patrick Gardner, 2. Drew Humphris, 3. Darby Martin.
Under-12 skateboarding: 1. Blake Pearson, 2. Faron Sabine, 3. Jacques Richard.
BMX: 1. Austin Rumbelow,
2. Darby Martin, 3. Zachary Luder.
Senior scooter: 1. Jacob Hayes, 2. Lochy Partridge, 3. Kyle Weber.
Junior scooter: 1. Cody O’keefe, 2. Dominic O’keefe,
3. Jaspah Eastwell. Winners shared prizes including skateboards, shoe vouchers, hats, shirts etc.
TRICKY: More than 40 youths competed in the Somerset Skate Championships during National Youth Week.