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Huntington Beach is known as Surf City USA, but another board will strengthen its foothold in the city when Vans holds a ground breaking ceremony on its "Off the Wall" Skatepark on Thursday morning. The world-class skateboarding and BMX complex will be...
It has been billed as the place to be, worldwide, for action sports enthusiasts. Year in and year out, it hasn't failed to live up to that claim. The Nike U.S. Open of Surfing launches nine days of continuous action Saturday at the Huntington Beach Pier....
Tags: Australia, Human Interest, Music, Kelly Slater, NBC (tv network)
Brett Simpson was happy to move on through. Dane Reynolds was relieved to survive difficult conditions. Two of the world's top surfers were among several athletes Tuesday to win their heats and advance at the 2012 Nike U.S. Open of Surfing Men's Prime...
Tags: Australia, Human Interest, Japan, Kelly Slater, Brazil
It was sundown in a mostly deserted parking lot tucked off Westminster Boulevard. The skateboarders had stopped, as they do every Thursday, to listen to the man with the Bible. A single lamppost shone over the makeshift skate park, where ramps and...
Growing up in Huntington Beach, Val Bertignoli played S.K.A.T.E. almost every day with friends. This weekend, he'll be at the center of a tournament again — only this time, he's looking to show off his business savvy rather than his skateboarding...
Before skaters recorded tricks on their phones and ESPN began airing the X Games or "extreme sports on TV," a Hollywood Hills High kid so slight that he looked more like a sixth-grader leaned back on his board and popped it into the air — without...
To celebrate its new traveling exhibit, “Tony Hawk: RAD Science,” the Museum of Discovery and Science will put on a two-day RAD Science SkateFest May 25 and 26 presented by Ramp 48 and Island Water Sports. The event will feature Create-A-...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSTANFORD — Local government officials may begin looking into the possibility of building a skate park after a Stanford grandmother brought attention to the lack of space for skateboarders. Brenda McFerron told Stanford City Council members last...
Tags: Tony Hawk
CLERMONT — Competitors from 6 to 62 will take part Saturday in the first in a series of skateboarding contests that aim to promote sanctioned longboard racing in Lake. Lake County is co-sponsoring the event with the Ian Tilmann Foundation, a...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, State Parks
Driving along Cliff Drive on a recent Monday, Laguna Beach civilian officer Alfred Casas spotted a 19-year-old holding a skateboard. Casas, 6-foot-4 and burly, calmly approached the man and respectfully asked if he knew about a city ordinance that...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Punishment, Fines
Staff WriterThe risks and rewards of forging one’s own path were displayed Wednesday night at a screening of perhaps the most surprising film on this year’s Film Forward program of movies. “Bones Brigade: An Autobiography” is the story...
Tags: X Games, ESPN (tv network), Movies, Entertainment
WDBJ7 Reporter"The police said we had to put up no skateboarding signs or there was nothing they could do," said Reverend John Fulcher. The signs are up and the message is clear but at First Baptist Church in Uptown Martinsville the point hasn't gotten across. "I...
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