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  • Skateboarding + physics = RAD

    Skateboarding + physics = RAD
    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...
  • Bristol Indoor Park A Winter Refuge For Boarders, Bikers

    Bristol Indoor Park A Winter Refuge For Boarders, Bikers
    Ashley O'Gorman loves skateboarding enough to want to do it all year, even when it's bitter cold outside. "I really like the adrenaline rush," Ashley, 15, says. So her mother, Debbie, drives from Pawling, N.Y., to Bristol as frequently as she can, so...
  • Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer find zombie love in 'Warm Bodies'

    Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer find zombie love in 'Warm Bodies'
    The zombies in "Warm Bodies" lurch, groan and eat human flesh like any others, but horror fans will notice something different about them. "They're romantic," 26-year-old Aussie Teresa Palmer says. "They have feelings and they have personalities. And...
  • Can Huntington Beach become Skate City USA?

    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...
  • A New Documentary Follows Extreme Skateboarder Danny Way to the Great Wall of China

    A New Documentary Follows Extreme Skateboarder Danny Way to the Great Wall of China
    Waiting For Lightning Dec. 7, call for showtimes, Criterion Cinemas, 86 Temple St., New Haven, (203) 498-2500‎, bowtiecinemas.com   "Goals can be dangerous." So says pro skateboarder Rodney Mullen about 35 minutes into Waiting for Lightning, a...
  • Hello, Ollie

    Hello, Ollie
    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...
  • Laguna to Skateboarders: Wear Helmets or Lose Boards

    Laguna to Skateboarders: Wear Helmets or Lose Boards
    LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- The city of Laguna Beach has a message for skateboarders: Use it or lose it. The city approved a new ordinance Tuesday night requiring skateboarders to use a helmet or lose their boards. State law already requires...
  • Gear: New kinds of wheels for fitness, fun

     Gear: New kinds of wheels for fitness, fun
    The invention of the wheel sometime around 4,000 BC suddenly made all kinds of things easier, from carrying to killing to athletics. Fitness is great on wheels; putting a circular ring with an axel on any athletic contrivance instantly gives it an...
  • Street patrols keep an eye on skateboarders

    Street patrols keep an eye on skateboarders
    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...
  • Man dies week after being hit by car while skateboarding

    Man dies week after being hit by car while skateboarding
    Reginald Destin died doing what he loved most: skateboarding. After taking up the sport at a young age, Destin, 42, became a pillar in the Chicago skateboarding community, known by many for his signature “wall ride” move that took Destin...
  • Skateboarder Rob Dyrdek On Street League Championship In NJ

    Skateboarder Rob Dyrdek On Street League Championship In NJ
    Rob Dyrdek skateboarding star stops by to talk about the "Street League Skateboarding Championship Weekend in Newark" tomorrow. Rob will talk to us about the event with the inner city youth, the championships, and what else he's up to. Stoked Mentoring...
  • Proposed ordinance targets skateboarders

    Proposed ordinance targets skateboarders
    Skateboarders caught bombing down Laguna Beach hills or maneuvering city streets without wearing a helmet will have their boards temporarily confiscated under the terms of a proposed ordinance. The City Council on Tuesday set the wheels in motion to...