BMX Pro K-Rob Builds East Providence Skate Park
Originally from East Providence, now-retired BMX rider Kevin Robinson (aka K-Rob) has accomplished a lot throughout his career. He’s won four gold medals in the X Games, has broken records in the sport – including an 84-foot backflip he landed in Providence this past August – and continues to build up his list of projects, from running an athletic protective gear company to bringing awareness to bullying prevention.
But recently, K-Rob has come full-circle with a new skatepark in his hometown, thanks to his family-run non-profit, the K-Rob Foundation. According to its Facebook page, the organization’s mission is to help the children of East Providence stay involved in sports.
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