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Skateboarders set for their biggest trick, holding a giant balloon in Mayor's Christmas Parade in Hampden

Skateboarders set for their biggest trick, holding a giant balloon in Mayor's Christmas Parade in Hampden

A large contingent of skateboarders, including Buddy, the skateboarding dog, will be back to participate in the 42nd annual Hampden Mayor's Christmas Parade on Dec. 6.

And this year, there's a new trick planned.

The skateboarders will be holding one of the parade's giant balloons, and parade organizer Tom Kerr, whose idea it is, said at least 20 skateboarders will be needed for them to to stay grounded, so the balloon won't lift them up, up and away.

Stephanie Murdock is game. She's the president of Skatepark of Baltimore, Inc, which raised the money to build a $180,000 skateboarding bowl that opened in 2013 in Roosevelt Park.. Now, Murdock's group is planning phase...

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