BUILDING OUT BACK GETS A FACELIFT AND OPENS DOORS FOR THE BMX/SKATE
Newly completed construction on BOB gives Windells campers the biggest and
coolest indoor skate/BMX facility in the Northwest
MT HOOD, OR – May 2009 –Windells has completed construction on its
one-of-a-kind indoor recreation facility on Mt. Hood this week. The Building
Out Back (aka BOB) gives riders and skaters a state of the art venue to
practice 365 days a year and a refuge from the elements. The 15,000 sq/ft
indoor skate and BMX park is the biggest of its kind in the Northwest.
Which is one of the reasons why espn.com reporter Brian Tunney recently
filmed a BMX session at Windells Building Out Back with top BMX riders like
Jeremy Davis (of Blueprint fame,) Roman Tenzca, Travis Gardner, Steven
Boldt, Travis Scribner, Austin McCabe and Caleb ‘The Hucker’ Ruecker.
BOB’s new features include a 75 ft mini ramp and street course. An Olympic
size trampoline and giant foam pit provide riders with the opportunity to
safely work on new tricks and maneuvers. “This place is an incredible
facility for training, for fun and for filming and its another reason
Windells is the funnest place on earth,” says owner Tim Windell.
The new renovations were completed for the spring and summer sessions and
compliment an already 28 acre campus. Besides BOB, Windells offers an
outdoor street course, BMX dirt tracks, a concrete bowl, concrete spine
ramp, a demo shed full of next years products, paintball, a NIKE Video
Editing Lab, ping-pong, a basketball court and of course a snack shop.
Campers can stay overnight or just attend the weeklong camps daily. The camp
includes instruction, food, prizes, supervision, video review camp
activities and more. To register, go to www.windells.com.
Founded in 1988 by nine-time National Champion and two-time Vice World
Champion snowboarder Tim Windell, Windells has been a world leader in action
sports for the past two decades. The camp’s goal is to not only improve
kids’ skills on the slopes and on the street, but also create a fun and safe
place for kids to creatively express themselves through sport. From building
permanent half-pipes, cheese wedge jumps to creating new moves and fighting
scoring regulations in competitions, Windells has been a pioneer in action
sports. Windells is also the world’s only privately owned campus and
features a permanent, year round half-pipe and ski runs as well as BMX dirt
bike paths, indoor skate park with foam pit and on-site housing and
accommodations for campers. For those who have been there, Windells is known
as the “funnest place on earth.”