Arguing with security and being outlaws in the streets is so common for skaters that we never considered a different approach to street skating. But things can be different. Skaters can work together with city planning team and make skateboarding a part of the city. Bordeaux is one European cities where skateboarders did exactly that. It is hard work, but with right attitude, right arguments and right people making the calls a lot of things can be achieved. Let’s take notes.