U.S.-Cuba thaw provides new hope for a niche sport in Havana
Havana's El Patinodromo ("The Skatepark") is 20,000 sq. feet of metal ramps, rails, and low, concrete steps. To Cuba's burgeoning skate scene, it's an oasis -- the only skatepark on the island where skaters can grind, kickflip, and catch some air without getting ticketed by police officers.
But it's also fallen into disrepair: the heat and humidity of Cuba's tropical climate have made ramps rusty, the concrete has cracked, and before they can land any tricks, skaters have to improvise supports for its various obstacles.
"They used to be nice metal ramps," skateboarder and Washington D.C. native Miles Jackson told CBS News. He's tra