We caught a lot of the action, costumes and general mayhem that makes the Halloween-themed event such a draw.
A large crowd gathered next to Bluff Park Tuesday evening to watch a group of skateboarders shred down Junipero Avenue hill—dubbed “Cherry Hill” by the skateboarding community—during an event promoted as the Halloween Hell Bomb.
Partnering with Nike Skateboarding and helming the artistic talents of Nasty Neckface, BLACK is getting its own high dunk.
When Long Beach native Kurtis Colamonico looked out on the more than 70 kids who came to the Skate Kids demo session at last month’s Beach Streets, he saw it as proof of how far his skateboard-tutoring business had come.
A raucous bunch of skateboarders repeatedly bombed Cherry Hill last week as part of the first “Cherry Hill Glory Challenge.”
“You know, it wasn’t until I found this that I was able to break out of the mold of being handed blueprints by everybody else—to build things for everybody else,” said LaRose.
For the small team of Long Beachers that make up the app-making company Join the Heard—Damian Hagger, Duncan Plexico, Christopher Carneal and Adam Page—there had never really been a moment until now for the quadruplet to pursue a passion project of their own. This was mostly because they were busy creating social networks for the passions of others rather than their own love: skating.
In the 1980s, Lockport, NY native Larry Ransom was obsessed with two things: skateboarding and skate culture. Come 1990, he and friend Eric Shugats created a now-iconic skating zine that will be debuting its eleventh issue right here in Long Beach.