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Skateboarding

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  • Stars come out in finals

    Stars come out in finals
    ORANGE — With his backspins, big jumps off of the sides of the wooden ramps and attacks of large rails Wednesday night at Vans Skatepark, Huntington Beach sophomore skateboarder Chris Chavaria took home a shiny medal. Wearing a helmet, T-shirt...
  • L.A. City Council Cracks Down on Skateboard "Bombing"

    L.A. City Council Cracks Down on Skateboard "Bombing"
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Los Angeles City Council has unanimously approved a new ordinance giving police the authority to ticket skateboarders who engage in dangerous moves. The law would treat skateboarders like bicyclists, requiring them to obey all...
  • E3 2010 – Quick impressions on yesterday’s announcements

     
    Yesterday we saw Microsoft, Electronic Arts and Ubisoft throw at us their best and brightest games of 2010. Overall the gameplay and trailers were improved. Someone in their marketing departments finally realized that the core audience watching these...
  • Skateboarder Paul Rodriguez, artist Don Pendleton team up with Mountain Dew for Green Label Art: Shop Series contest

     
    Skateboarding pro Paul Rodriguez and legendary skate artist Don Pendleton have teamed up with Mountain Dew to announce the Green Label Art: Shop Series contest, in which 35 skate shops nationwide are competing to have their artwork featured on a......
  • Official crackdown on downhill skateboarders

     
    For downhill skateboarders, the feeling of tucking your hands behind your back and bombing down one of Laguna Beach's steep canyon roads is euphoric: the pressure of G-force as you bank turns, the wind on your face and the blur......
  • Dyrdek uses credibility to change street skateboarding

     
    Rob Dyrdek wants kids to do kick flips in their backyards and dream of taking those tricks to Street League Skateboarding. “A parent sees their kid skating; they have no idea what that means,” Dyrdek said. “There’s nothing to equate......
  • Supergirl Jam offers up snowboarding, skateboarding and inline skating Sunday at Venice Beach

     
    Venice Beach will be the site Sunday for the Supergirl Jam, the next event of the 2010 Supergirl Jam series, with top female skateboarders, inline skaters and snowboarders (yes, snowboarders) competing for a portion of the $36,000 total prize purse.......
  • Street League skateboarding DC Pro Tour hits Ontario Saturday

     
    Some of pro skateboarding's top competitors will be on hand Saturday at Ontario's Citizens Business Bank Arena for the second stop of the Street League DC Pro Tour fueled by Monster Energy. Fifteen-year-old Nyjah Huston of Huntington Beach scored a......
  • Boy on Skateboard Struck, Killed in Paramount

    Boy on Skateboard Struck, Killed in Paramount
    PARAMOUNT -- An investigation is under way after a 12-year-old boy was struck and killed while skateboarding in Paramount. The crash was reported around 9 p.m. Tuesday at Rosecrans Avenue near Orange Avenue. Isidro Diaz was skateboarding when he was...
  • The 'need for speed' does not trump safety

    If you've had as many near misses with skateboarders as I or had your wife threatened by six skateboarders and their chase car driver, I believe you too would want skateboarders banned from the steep hills of Laguna. In response to this last incident, I...
  • PTC to review street skateboarding

     PTC to review street skateboarding
    A group of Laguna Beach residents wants to put the brakes on skateboarding on Laguna's precipitous downhill streets. The proposal will be on the Parking, Traffic and Transportation Committee's July 22 agenda. Previous attempts to restrict street...
  • Skateboarding proponents dominate hearing

    Skateboarding proponents dominate hearing
    Skateboarders and supporters of limits on the activity gave the Parking Traffic and Circulation Committee an earful last week, but neither side will know how well they pitched their cases for at least eight weeks. Testimony presented by speakers, who...