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Sports minister opens skateboard park in Sochi during youth festival – TASS

Sunday, October 15, 2017

SOCHI, October 15. /TASS/. Russia’s Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov opened at the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students an extreme-park at the Olympic Park in Sochi on Sunday. Skateboard competitions will be organized there during the festival. “I am sure, here will come may people, and you will demonstrate great skills,” the minister said welcoming the competitions’ participants. According to him, from 2020 skateboarding would be an Olympic kind…

15-year-old hit by car while riding skateboard – WLWT Cincinnati – WLWT Cincinnati

Sunday, October 15, 2017

HEBRON, KY — A 15-year-old boy has life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car while skateboarding, police said. Police went to the intersection of Coral Drive and West Horizon drives around noon Saturday for an accident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle. A Honda Civic was turning onto Coral Drive when it struck the boy. When deputies arrived, the boy was trapped underneath the car and had to be…

15-year-old hit by car while riding skateboard – WLWT Cincinnati

Saturday, October 14, 2017

HEBRON, KY — A 15-year-old boy has life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car while skateboarding, police said. Police went to the intersection of Coral Drive and West Horizon drives around noon Saturday for an accident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle. A Honda Civic was turning onto Coral Drive when it struck the boy. When deputies arrived, the boy was trapped underneath the car and had to be…

Chino Hills man arrested in Pomona following skateboard attack … – Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Deputies arrested a Chino Hills man after sheriff’s officials say he attacked someone with a skateboard, sending the injured person to the hospital. Eric Frazin, 31, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon Thursday and was booked into West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, according to a San Bernardino County sheriff’s news release. Just before 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Chino Hills station deputies were called to the…

Chino Hills man arrested in Pomona following skateboard attack – The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Deputies arrested a Chino Hills man after sheriff’s officials say he attacked someone with a skateboard, sending the injured person to the hospital. Eric Frazin, 31, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon Thursday and was booked into West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, according to a San Bernardino County sheriff’s news release. Just before 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Chino Hills station deputies were called to the…

Brazil to Yangon, via skateboard – Frontier Myanmar

Saturday, October 14, 2017

A Brazilian skating around the world discovers Myanmar’s ancient temples – and its up-and-coming skate scene. By JARED DOWNING | FRONTIER FOR Marco Gervasio Silva, Myanmar wasn’t a destination so much as an obstacle.  The 54-year-old Brazilian had spent almost 10 years skateboarding around the world in memory of his father – a journey during which he had shaken hands with heads of state, been held captive by rebel fighters…

Chino Hills man arrested in Pomona following skateboard attack – Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Friday, October 13, 2017

Deputies arrested a Chino Hills man after sheriff’s officials say he attacked someone with a skateboard, sending the injured person to the hospital. Eric Frazin, 31, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon Thursday and was booked into West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, according to a San Bernardino County sheriff’s news release. Just before 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Chino Hills station deputies were called to the…

Local boy does well at skateboard “Amslam” – Valley Roadrunner

Thursday, October 12, 2017

By News Desk | on October 12, 2017 Donny Brodie competed in the annual SunDiego Amslam this year. The contest takes place once a month over the summer for four total contests. Over the course of the contest Donny placed 3rd, 1st, 1st, 2nd and home 1st place overall in the whole contest. Donny’s father Alex…

Redondo Beach Police host skateboard contest Saturday – Beach Reporter

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

“Skateboarding is not a crime.” Once the mantra of defiant skaters in the 1980s, that message is now coming from the Redondo Beach Police Department, which hosts a skateboard contest for kids on Saturday at the Redondo Beach Pier. Organized by PCH Skate Camp, an affiliate of Beach City Sports, the King of the Harbor Skateboard Championships starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday Oct 14 will bring in amateur and…

Setups: Tom Asta Combines Old Skateboard Technology With Modern Components – Dew Tour (blog)

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

In this new episode of Setups, we hear from Tom Asta. Skating for Santa Cruz in this year’s TransWorld SKATEboarding team challenge and pro competition Tom was able to adapt his skills to the tech, rails and gaps course. To put it simply Tom can flip in, out and over almost anything. Of course, these flawless feats wouldn’t be possible without the help of his skateboard gear. Find out how…

Going sneaker shopping with skateboard legend Eric Koston; video … – GrindTV

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Skateboard legend Eric Koston is a bit of a sneakerhead. If you follow him on Instagram, he’ll give you bits and pieces of his love for sneakers. But it really doesn’t begin to show how deep his obsession goes. Considering Koston was one of the first skateboard icons to make the jump over to the Nike SB program back in 2009, it’s no surprise that he knows his sneaker history….

Going sneaker shopping with skateboard legend Eric Koston; video – GrindTV

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Skateboard legend Eric Koston is a bit of a sneakerhead. If you follow him on Instagram, he’ll give you bits and pieces of his love for sneakers. But it really doesn’t begin to show how deep his obsession goes. Considering Koston was one of the first skateboard icons to make the jump over to the Nike SB program back in 2009, it’s no surprise that he knows his sneaker history….

Panama City considers skateboard ban in St. Andrews – The News Herald

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Commissioners said one of the driving issues is that the sidewalks are so narrow, there isn’t room for both pedestrians and skateboarders. KATIE LANDECK News Herald Reporter @PCNHKatieL PANAMA CITY — St. Andrews could be added to the list of places where skateboarding is not allowed. At its Tuesday meeting, the Panama City Commission took the first steps toward prohibiting skateboarding in St. Andrews as part…

Green Deals: ACTON Electric Skateboard $200 (Reg. $300+), more – Electrek

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Today only, as one of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy offers the ACTON Electric Blink Board for $199.99 shipped. That’s a $200 savings off the original price, down $100 from most online retailers and the best offer available. Electric skateboards are all the rage these days as an alternative to traditional transportation, as well bikes. This model has a 800W motor that is capable of providing up to 45-minutes…

Redondo Beach City Council to consider skateboard park – Beach Reporter

Monday, October 09, 2017

The Redondo Beach City Council will hear a presentation on Tuesday night evaluating several locations for a possible skateboard park.  The idea to build a skateboard park in Redondo Beach first came up about a year ago from local resident David Bernier, who has worked with local skate shops and other experts to identify possible locations. According to Bernier, Dominguez Park off 190th Street would be the most ideal location…

Idiot Thrown Into Ditch After Attempting To Skateboard Downhill On Busted Car – Crave Online

Sunday, October 08, 2017

Photo: lzf (Getty) There are some people that enjoy holding on to a moving train for some reason and then there’s the guy in the video below, who decided to skateboard downhill on his disabled car and he of course was thrown into a ditch. A YouTube user known as “Walnut Pancakes” shared the video that is going viral. The video kicks off with a dude, from New York, standing on…

Driver decided to skateboard his dead car down a hill and it’s the ultimate face palm – Mashable

Sunday, October 08, 2017

This is the wrong time to channel your inner Tony Hawk.  The driver’s car broke down in the middle of a road and he decided to use his skateboard to move it down the hill. What can possibly go wrong? Absolutely everything. He realized, while the car picked up speed, that it was probably wasn’t a good idea. He somehow wasn’t hurt in the process and made his way to…

Driver decided to skateboard his dead car down a hill and it’s the ultimate face palm – Mashable

Sunday, October 08, 2017

This is the wrong time to channel your inner Tony Hawk.  The driver’s car broke down in the middle of a road and he decided to use his skateboard to move it down the hill. What can possibly go wrong? Absolutely everything. He realized, while the car picked up speed, that it was probably wasn’t a good idea. He somehow wasn’t hurt in the process and made his way to…

Driver decided to skateboard his dead car down a hill and it’s the ultimate face palm – Mashable

Saturday, October 07, 2017

This is the wrong time to channel your inner Tony Hawk.  The driver’s car broke down in the middle of a road and he decided to use his skateboard to move it down the hill. What can possibly go wrong? Absolutely everything. He realized, while the car picked up speed, that it was probably wasn’t a good idea. He somehow wasn’t hurt in the process and made his way to…