Pearl Jam Bassist Helps Fund Skatepark

By Music News Group

Kevin Mazur/WireImageWhen it comes to kids and skateboarding, Jeff Ament puts his money where his mouth is. Pearl Jam‘s bassist has kicked in $40,000 so a skateboarding park could open in Glendive, which is a town in Montana, his home state.

Ament had just one request, and it wasn’t to name the park after himself. He only asked that the design be modified to include what’s called an “amoeba pool,” a circular, concave concrete structure with two chambers, one approximately four feet deep and one eight feet deep. When reached by phone by the Missoulian, Ament …read more

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