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Legendary skate-park designer Roger Mark ‘Monk’ Hubbard of Seattle dead at 47

Roger Mark Hubbard, known as “Monk” within the skate boarding community built dozens of skate parks across Washington and hundreds across the world.

The West Seattle man was a pioneer in moving the modern-day skate park scene into the mainstream. He founded Grindline Skatepark Design and Construction in 1992. 

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