| 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...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:24 PM
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...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:06 AM
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...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:50 PM
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...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:01 AM
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...
| Oct 27, 2012
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...
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:47 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2012
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.
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:52 PM
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...