Nelson skateboarders wait for the start of the Go Skateboarding Day event held Thursday afternoon in the downtown.

Nelson skateboarders wait for the start of the Go Skateboarding Day event held Thursday afternoon in the downtown.

Skaters rumble through Nelson core

More than 50 skateboarders, young and old, gathered at the top of Kootenay Street just after 4 p.m.



Go Skateboarding Day roared down Baker Street on Thursday afternoon. More than 50 skateboarders, young and old, gathered at the top of Kootenay Street just after 4 p.m. Escorted by a Nelson Fire Search and Rescue truck the crew rattled down the middle of the street with those on the sidewalk shouted encouragement and those in their vehicles honked.