PRESS RELEASE May 23, 2004 Parks and Pipes Media has launched the newest website dedicated to action sports enthusiasts, lifestyles and events, that will feature content, community and commerce. ParksandPipes.com, complemented by interactive terrain park, skate park, MTBparks, and surf locales, will allow users to launch an interactive guide, featuring a database and directory style format catered to individual action sport athletes. "We expect Parks and Pipes Media to be the definitive name in action sports, and ParksandPipes.com to be the premier online community for action sports athletes and enthusiasts, the number one place to interact, react, and transact," said Paul Tomkinson, President and general manager, Parks and Pipes Media. The site will allow the users to contribute their own voice, molding and shaping it as they see fit. ParksandPipes.com's three sports channels - Street, Water and Snow -- will be produced by the action sports enthusiasts themselves, keeping true to the self-expressive, pro-active attitude prevalent among the target audience. ParksandPipes.com will combine content such as event news and results, athlete bios, interviews and product reviews, while simultaneously creating an online community via bulletin boards and chat rooms. "Park-i-tecture" ParksandPipes.com's online lifestyle magazine, contains fashion, music, art, travel info, video game, gear reviews, and sport culture information. The service will also house an e-commerce section in the near future offering action sports gear such as skateboards and surfboards, apparel, and other lifestyle merchandise. Visitors to ParksandPipes.com can vote on what athlete feature they want to see each month, what tricks they'd like to see executed and explained by top pros, and can even submit future story ideas. In addition, fans will be encouraged to upload to ParksandPipes.com digital video or still photos of themselves doing alternative sports to be used in Parks and Pipes Media’s future projects.


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