Even in the dog days of summer, skaters of all ages come to Matt Hughes, ready to thrash in the heat.
The City of Myrtle Beach Skateboard Park was renamed soon after opening to commemorate the life of local skater Matt Hughes who died tragically while skating in the street. His memory, and safe place to skate, live on through Matt Hughes Skatepark.
Dylan Ferguson - Ferguson doing a nollie 360 heelflip over the pyramid.
Frobase executes a 50-50 grind that proves that age is just a number.
A plea for help painted on the pyramid transition. A Rebuild Matt Hughes committee is working with the city and the community to raise funds for an improved skate park.
Vitaly Ninichuk - Pictured here having fun at the Matt Hughes Skate Park, Ninichuk is a team rider for Daville, one of two new skate shops in the area.
Danny and Anna Brown
The Browns skate on the backyard mini-ramp.
Aaron and Rensley Wright
Aaron Wright Wright skates with the Ten Twenty-five team at a local skate spot in Surfside Beach.
Hunter Sanders - Sanders, a new Daville team rider, soars with a big indy grab off the quarter-pipe.
Village Surf Shoppe is home to Ten Twenty-five, a skateboard team and youth mentorship program led by Village employee Aaron Wright. Pictured are (from left) Parker Nance, Brian Campbell, Alex MacNeil, Andrew Simpson, Lexie Latta, Rensley Wright, Jacob “J Byrd” Byrd, Stephen Griffin, Jesse Ford, Bret “Bronco” Todd and Aaron Wright.
The Grand Strand skateboard community cleaned up the park last year, removing unsightly graffiti and honoring the park’s namesake with a bright new sign