| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Scott Hostert has heard it all: You're too old. You're nuts. You don't want to live the rest of your life being fed through a tube, do you?
Hostert scoffs, then smiles. Too old to ride a skateboard? Just watch me. With that, the 51-year-old Brea tax...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Some of the nation's top action-sports athletes will perform demos Saturday in Fort Lauderdale to help Grind for Life, a charity for people with cancer.
Cocoa Beach skateboarder Mike Rogers founded Grind for Life in 2003, after fighting his second...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Australian actor Callan McAuliffe, who played the young Jay Gatsby in "The Great Gatsby," will star in coming-of-age story "Skateboarding with Saddam."
Producers are aiming to shoot in the spring in Israel and Los Angeles.
"Skateboarding with Saddam" is...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Bay Area skateboarder Liam Morgan regularly rides steep hills at high speeds amidst traffic, gravel and metal guard rails. He got hooked at age 15 when he averaged 40 m.p.h. on a 12 mile hill. It was a unique feeling and one he needed more of. Safety...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:15 PM
From time to time going up Oakwood and Lynnhaven, I encounter skateboarders zipping down the road. Many are without protection, not even a helmet, and some are on the wrong side of the turn where Princess Anne joins Lynnhaven.
Parents, what are you...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Meet Brian Sumner: As part of the traveling exhibit "Tony Hawk: RAD Science," the Museum of Discovery and Science (401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) is holding a 1-4 p.m. seminar on the science of skateboarding and making your own skateboard...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:20 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:17 AM
June 21 signals the first day of summer, but it also gets a circle on the calendar from the skateboarding community for Go Skateboarding Day. 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the skateboarding holiday which has grown to include skateboarding events...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The 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...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| May 23, 2013
| 10:34 AM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:37 AM
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...