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‘Dogtown’ Skateboarding Rebel Jay Adams Dies At 53

Jay Adams, who helped transform skateboarding from a simple street pastime into one of the world’s most spectacular sports, has died at age 53.

08/15/2014

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Memorial Remembers Star Basketball Player Who Died From Skateboarding Fall

Family and classmates bid a tearful farewell to an Inland Empire high school basketball star who died from an accident off the court.

07/29/2014

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Star High School Athlete Rushed To Hospital After Skateboarding Accident

A high school basketball star was rushed to the hospital Wednesday after hitting his head while skateboarding.

07/16/2014

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10-Year-Old Skating Phenom Suffers Concussion In Collision

A skateboarding collision was captured on video, in which a 10-year old suffered a concussion that may have been deadly, if not for his safety equipment.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/23/2014

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Pro Skateboarder Pleads Guilty In Domestic Violence Case

Punk rock singer and professional skateboarder Duane Thomas Peters pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of domestic violence involving an incident with his live-in girlfriend at the home in Long Beach.

04/09/2014

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Punk Rocker, Pro Skateboarder Duane Peters Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge

Peters was being held at the Long Beach jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.

02/09/2014

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The Best Southland Skate Parks

If you’re ready to shred it up in and around Orange County, Los Angeles, and the Inland Empire, here are a few of the best skate parks.

08/14/2012

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City Council Bans Skateboard ‘Bombing’

City Council members will vote Tuesday on an ordinance aimed at curbing reckless skate boarding.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/07/2012

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X Games 2012: Now With More Extremeness

Looking for something extreme to do this weekend in Los Angeles? Well, you are in luck. Also, helmets and appropriate safety gear. The X Games are back, and it is time to turn local sports […]

06/28/2012

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‘Hill Bombing’ Has Kids Taking Skateboarding To Deadly New Extreme

Kids are taking skateboarding to deadly new extremes and CBS2 caught it on tape. More adolescents and teens are “bombing” – where skateboarders skate down hills at speeds up to 45 mph, often without helmets.

04/26/2012

VIDEO: Sk8 Highlights From L.A.

To follow the whole coast-to-coast, dads-and-sons adventure, check out http://sk8thest8s.cbslocal.com/

08/03/2011

PHOTOS: The Group in LA

Check out photos of the Sk8 the St8s crew in LA… Venice Beach Before & After Sunset East LA & The Santa Monica Beach P ro Sk8rs & Picnic Tables To follow the whole coast-to-coast, […]

08/03/2011

…And Then There Were Four

Today, we lost a Sk8er and a skate dad… Lou and Niall flew home to DC from LAX, leaving me the sole skate dad in charge of four teen boys (at least until Willem’s dad, […]

08/03/2011

L.A.: “I Don’t Think There Is A Better City For Skating”

From the boys (Willem)… On our way into Los Angeles we made a stop in West Covina to check out some ledges that are quite popular. We skated there and commenced our drive to our […]

08/03/2011

Tensions At Venice Beach: “Where’s Sean?”

“One, two, three, four… One, two, three, four…” That was me counting the heads of Nathan, Willem, Leo and Sean as they bobbed and weaved through the after-sunset crowds along the boardwalk at Venice Beach. […]

08/02/2011

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