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The Dew Tour is coming to Ocean City two months earlier than last year in hopes of catching bigger waves, and the town will be packed with extreme-sports fans paying homage to this shrine to surfing, skateboarding and BMX. The five-day competition...
Baltimore City's $75,000 grant offer to the Skatepark of Baltimore still stands — but not for much longer. It's a matching grant with an expiration deadline of May 31, which means that supporters of a planned skateboarding park in Hampden have less...
Skatepark of Baltimore, Inc., the nonprofit group that has been raising money to build a facility in Hampden for skateboarders, has raised more than the $75,000 it needed to qualify for a promised matching grant from the Baltimore City Department of...
Tags: Hampden, Visit Baltimore
You miss so much when you're dead. When you are 17 and your life is snuffed out in an instant, it means you will never go to your high school prom or see your girlfriend again or graduate or go to college. It means you will never kiss your mother good...
Tags: Trayvon Martin, Murder
Bucky Lasek, dressed like a typical skateboarder in a plaid button-up and khaki pants, is in disguise. "I just grew this beard and mustache," said Lasek, pointing to his scruffy facial hair. "I think that's why people don't recognize me." Over lunch...
For most of the year, Alex Gray can't skateboard anywhere in Ocean City. Not on sidewalks, alleys or on the streets. Definitely not on the famous boardwalk. A town ordinance forbids it from April to October. You get caught, as the 17-year-old Ocean...
Los Angeles Times Television CriticThe Aquabats are a band from Southern California who dress as superheroes and are also the stars of their own television series. In "The Aquabats! Super Show!," which airs Saturday mornings on the Hub, they travel about in their Battle Tram to play...
Adult life is made up mostly of expected things, to keep our minds from exploding. But when the unexpected thing does occur, if it is not harmful or tragic, it can bring with it feelings of incredible happiness. Such was the moment when I first...
South Pasadena police are investigating a fight between an unidentified skateboarding teen and a janitor on Tuesday at South Pasadena Middle School. The incident, apparently filmed by another skateboarder and posted to YouTube, put school custodian Lupe...
Tags: Witnesses, Prosecution, Broken Nose
FORT LAUDERDALE How to roll lessons about skateboarding, physics and creativity into one cool package? A new exhibit at the Museum of Discovery and Science is ready to show you how. The Tony Hawk: RAD Science Skate Exhibit features 25 interactive...
Skateboarders generally view their activity as more of an art than a science. They don't worry about things such as inertia, force or velocity. It's more about creating while in the moment and pulling off another trick. But it doesn't hurt for the...
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-...
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