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Mount Pleasant Residents Spur SK8 Charleston Project

When SK8 Charleston — the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission’s sprawling new skate park – opens later this year, Mount Pleasant resident Shannon Smith will be there, along with husband Mark and their children, Audrey Indigo 13, and Johnny Otis, 7. When Shannon helped launch the movement to create the Lowcountry’s first full-sized skate park, Johnny was years from being born, and Audrey was just an infant. And a first-class park similar to those routinely found in Florida and on the West Coast was merely the dream of a handful of Charleston skating enthusiasts. Their story of persistence, problem-solving …