INDUSTRY, CA, August 14, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Spohn Ranch Skateparks placed # 2,950 on the Inc. 5000, an annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the nation, accounting for a combined revenue of $184.5 billion and 334 percent growth in 2009. Spohn Ranch, with steady business even in the face of economic downturn, jumped almost 2,000 spots since their 2008 debut at # 4,798 - a strong indicator of the company's continuing dedication to progress in the skatepark industry.
"Being recognized by Inc. Magazine is a great accomplishment, but getting today's youth off the couch and into safe, engaging recreational facilities is the true reward, "said Kirsten Bradford, CEO of Spohn Ranch. "It's great to see that even in an economic recession, cities are still committing funds to recreational facilities for the kids."
According to Inc. Magazine, Spohn Ranch is one of the "innovating companies that is creating jobs, redefining their industries, and shaping our world." By branching out into new skatepark genres such as skate plazas and skateable art, Spohn Ranch keeps things fresh and is taking the industry to new levels. "Skateparks have come a long way since the early '90s when dropping a few steel ramps on a tennis court was considered building a skatepark," said Aaron Spohn, founder and president of Spohn Ranch. Consequently, Spohn frequently works with landscape architects and sculptural artists to create custom, integrated parks that become a showpiece for their communities. "Approaching cities with a diverse project team shows them that a skatepark is not just something for skaters, but a vibrant public space that can be appreciated by anyone."
About Spohn Ranch Skateparks
Spohn Ranch is a leading skatepark construction and design firm based in Industry, California. Spohn Ranch's deep roots in skateboarding originate with the first X-Games in 1995, when they were hired by ESPN to design and build the competition courses. Since then they have gone on to build over 450 skateparks across the globe for communities with a wide range of needs and circumstances. Always innovating and progressing as a company, Spohn Ranch tackles each skatepark project with a unique approach and an extreme dedication to the athletes they are serving. For more info visit http://www.spohnranch.com .
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