Anneslie man seeks Towson 'skatespot' [Towson]

Bill Felter began skateboarding at age eight, but it wasn't until his family moved to Florida four years later that skating took on a more important role.

"Having never played team sports, skateboarding provided a way to make new friends in a new surrounding," Bill recalls. "Skateboarding provided a community that was welcoming and without competitive machismo. I didn't have to be 'good' to be accepted. All I had to do was skate."

Bill returned to Maryland, attended Overlea High School, served in the Army, graduated from Towson University, and then settled down with his wife, Lynnelle, in Anneslie, several...