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Plans for a spectacular redevelopment of London's South Bank have been thrown into chaos after a three-way attack by an unlikely alliance of the National Theatre, English Heritage and the skateboarding community. The £120m scheme, which includes a
Skateboarders flew in the air, slid down rails, scraped knees, and bobbed their heads to live music while thinking of the ultimate trick. The skating arena looked intense as each competitor tried for the grand prize. Fans fanned themselves in the sun
Officials at Etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest believe they have set a Guinness world record by teaching the largest skate class ever at a skate park as part of Go Skate Day. A total of 311 skaters of all ages and experience levels on Thursday night
Liam Watson stood at the edge of the coping near the cradle feature at Etnies Skatepark. There with him were Alex Aaaron, 13, and Christopher Breen, 11. Liam showed off a fakie varial a flip trick where the skateboard flips in a particular way. "You'
To the group of skateboarders who constructed and frequented The Spot, a surreptitiously-built skate park between Wood Street and Mandela Parkway in West Oakland, it was a slab of concrete heaven, a recreational respite tucked away underneath the I-
The 68,000 square foot facility is my favorite oxymoron, a "family skate park." Collecting meager fees, city staff maintains the facility, enforces pad and helmet rules and provides lessons and events, creating a healthy environment for kids and
One place kids won't find a No skateboards allowed sign is at a church in Fountain Valley with its own skate park. The Cornerstone Church skate park, the only one in the city, is the brainchild of Youth Pastor Gary Garcia and his WaveUth ministry...
Hundreds of skateboarders on Sunday morning gobbled donuts, reenergizing themselves after an overnight campout at the nation's largest skate park. Some had skated for nearly 12 hours, jamming across world-class skate features during the fourth annual
First, police bust a methamphetamine lab in Rockwood, then a woman tells police she was raped by two men in broad daylight behind a store at the Gresham Station Shopping Center on Monday afternoon. Then a young man was stabbed during a fight at
During a three-year run of concussions and compound fractures that ended 30 years ago Saturday, the only thing that remained unbroken was the park's ability to deliver hellacious high-speed fun. "It was heaven," says Corey O'Brien, 45 and owner of