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L.A. NOWSkateboarders can still engage in the high-stakes downhill runs known as "bombing" - they’ll just have do it upright, while obeying speed limits and yielding to oncoming traffic, thanks to a new Los Angeles ordinance....
KTLA NewsLOS 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...
Rampage Fashion Event July 29, Rampage, 1625 Railroad Ave., Bridgeport, (203) 366-7267, (203) 521-1645, rampagesk8shop.com The first thing that happens when I introduce myself to Dave Peterson is he offers me a piece of meat. But not just any piece...
Time ran out Tuesday for skateboarders who wanted to preserve Skyline Drive as a course for downhill speedsters. The City Council voted 4-1 to add the narrow, twisty drive to the list of Laguna Beach streets closed to skateboarding, with almost no...
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FOX 17 ReporterSkateboarders and longboarders have become quite a problem on the campus of Grand Rapids Community College, according to Lt. Scott Merlo, with campus police. “It’s a safety issue for our visitors; if they are walking and the longboards are...
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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- Jonathan Harms drove from St. Louis to compete Saturday in a slalom skateboarding competition in South Bend. Between races at the Pinhook Slalom Open, Harms explained how he defies the stereotypical televised image of popular...
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With its wood floors, minimalist displays and Andy Warhol-painted skateboards hanging on the back wall, Handplant is far from your average O.C. skate shop. Owner EG Fratantaro, marketing manager for industry biggie Sector 9, opened the shop last month at...
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Larry Stevenson, a Venice Beach lifeguard who helped popularize skateboarding in the early 1960s by marketing his Makaha boards to riders eager to essentially surf on land, has died. He was 81. Stevenson, who had Parkinson's disease, died Sunday at Santa...
KTLA NewsTEHACHAPI, Calif. (KTLA) -- A 12-year-old boy from Malibu is the first skateboarder ever to complete three full rotations in midair. Tom Schaar has been skateboarding since he was 4 years old. He was able to complete a 1080, which is three full spins...
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...
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Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterFor years El Centro resident Beto Borjon, 17, has dealt with the law when riding his BMX bicycle out in the streets. “There are too many tickets going on,” said Borjon. Aside from getting fined for riding in unlawful areas, many times he&...
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