He said: "It took my father years to accept that I am a professional skateboarder
The technical aspects of the competition were supervised by Red Bull athlete and international skateboarder
Gavin Adams, also known as Moses, who flew in from South Africa to judge the event.
What can be done about this and when will we have somewhere for these skateboarders
causing somewhat of a nuisance around the city centre?
Generally, bicyclists who attended the city-sponsored gathering at the downtown public library were receptive to sharing streets with skateboarders
, who have become more common, especially on streets and sidewalks around downtown and the University of Oregon.
Bob Burnquis was injured doing a move and walked away from the ramp limping, but was determined not to let his fans down.
While selectmen supported the idea of a skateboard park, they ultimately voted to have all ramps and other structures used by skateboarders
removed from town property due to liability issues.
When given the classroom problem, 61 percent of skateboarders
got it right.
at the spot in Bangor where they want a park in memory of Darren Frost (inset)
Founded by twenty-year professional skateboarder
and entrepreneur, Rob Dyrdek, Street League raises the bar of competitive professional skateboarding with the most prize money in skateboarding history, skate plaza course design in world-class arenas, and an instant-scoring format that makes every trick count.
The next generation of skateboarders
took up the challenge to prove themselves as the next Tony Hawks as hundreds of competitors looked on.
Leave the goths alone, leave the skateboarders
Todd Huber, co-owner and manager of Skatelab, a commercial indoor skate park in Simi Valley, said "grinding" by skateboarders
does damage park facilities, but he said all skateboarders
should not be penalized because of the behavior of a few.