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20 Jul

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Hope you’re feeling better, Tom! We miss you! <3

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13 Jul

Originally posted on sanpiano:

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Longboarders taking to London’s roads

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Originally posted on Metro News:

How London treats different forms of transportation is a topic that never drops out of the public eye.

But, as cars, buses and bikes all jostle for space on the roads, the City of London has been looking into another eco-friendly way of getting around, and this one’s unusual in some circles.

Longboarding is like skateboarding but a lot more serious.

Skateboards are for tricks, said enthusiast and city staffer Chris Gosnell, but longboards are for transportation. He’s part of a team, in partnership with YFC London, that’s been leading six weeks of longboarding lessons for kids in Argyle.

“It’s an opportunity to learn how to operate a longboard safely and understand the dos and don’ts of what it is to be riding safely,” Gosnell said, “Whether that’s in their own neighbourhood on the sidewalk, or on the street.”

Yes, the street.

Longboards are street-legal in London. Although bylaws vary…

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26 Jun

I just wanted everyone to know that from now on I will not be reposting from wordpress.com several times a day.  I will still be blogging and reblogging here, but it is actually so much easier for me to have an online newspaper.  I have two: one strictly for indy wrestling, and one that is based off of my website, jadelafemme.com.  It is called “Blossom to Binary”.  It’s everything I am interested in that you see me post here, but it is soooo much less time consuming.  I am a single mother who’s kid is growing like a weed, as they tend to do, and I am also a caretaker to my daugher, who has non-verbal Autism.

I love sharing all the topics I find interesting and have people respond to it, but I also need to focus on my writing, which I will discuss in my personal blog:

kateescapenj.blogspot.com

And also my review blog:

kateescapereviewsnj.com

where I will now be reviewing various books from bloggingforbooks.org

Red Bull GRC: Skateboard icon Bucky Lasek earns first GRC podium (VIDEO)

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Originally posted on MotorSportsTalk:

Bucky Lasek added yet another X Games medal to his trophy case Saturday in Austin, Texas. But this one was different.

After more than two decades of competition, the 41-year-old has established himself as one of the most decorated skateboarders on the planet. But two years ago, Lasek decided to give rallycross racing a try.

His progress in the sport was recognized in 2013 when he earned Red Bull Global Rallycross’ sportsmanship award, but he had yet to get that breakthrough finish for Subaru Rally Team USA.

On Saturday, it finally came as Lasek earned X Games silver – his first Red Bull GRC podium – behind winner Scott Speed at Circuit of the Americas.

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Afterwards, Lasek told the GRC’s official website that his new rallycross silver was “the hardest-fought medal I’ve ever had to work for.”

“It brings me to tears, I’m just holding them back,” he added. “My…

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X Games Austin 2014: 14 year old Tom Schaar wins Skateboard Big Air

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Originally posted on BNQT:

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Day two wrapped with huge crowds as America’s Navy Skateboard Big Air took center stage and five of the sports best athletes fought windy conditions to prove who could show the best style, creativity and amplitude on massive ramp. At just 14-years-old, Tom Schaar claimed his first-ever gold with the night’s most impressive run – a memorable 720 over the gap into a 900 on the quarterpipe – earning him a score of 89.00.

As the second youngest gold medalist in X Games history, he beat out Big Air legend Bob Burnquist, who as most decorated X Games athlete in history with 27 total medals, added a silver to his collection with score of 88.00. Edgard Pereira rounded out the podium with a bronze-earning score of 87.00.

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Skype at the X Games Austin 2014

13 Jun

Originally posted on Skype Blogs:

Jaw dropping stunts, world firsts and endless Skype blue slushies are just a few of the exciting things that helped Skype make incredible moments at the X Games Austin 2014.

Skateboarder Mitchie Brusco took Skype video calls from several lucky fans whilst taking a ride down the Big Air mega ramp! See the amazing video:

We also joined pro BMXer Chad Kerley live from the BMX practice track and connected him with fans over Skype video call. Check him out performing their requested tricks:

Moment Maker Makenzi Wassenaar said that ‘Experiencing the first ever X Games Austin was absolutely mind blowing.’ Check out this great moment she captured at the Moto Cross Freestyle finals:

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Meanwhile, Moment Maker Kurt Hohberger called a friend over Skype to fill them in on all the latest action from the X Games:

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We handed out endless Skype blue slushies to help fans cool off from the…

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Good Skater But Lousy Neighbor: San Juan Residents Tell Nyjah Huston We’ve Got A Problem

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Originally posted on CBS Los Angeles:

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO (CBSLA.com)  — Nyjah Huston is considered one of the best skateboarders on the planet.

As neighbors go, he’s ranked a lot lower.

KCAL9′s Bobby Kaple spoke to some of the X Games superstars neighbors and to hear them tell it, Huston we have a problem.

Kaple said the neighbors complain about what they call the 19-year-old’s hard-partying lifestyle.

He lives in a multimillion-dollar home, but they think he’s a party animal.

“When the music’s blaring, you would think you were at Caesar’s Palace,” says neighbor Rob Morey.

Morey lives across the street from Huston and says the parties are constant and out of control.

“Doesn’t matter if it’s Monday or Tuesday … Friday, Saturday or Sunday. The parties have just been crazy. There are 200-300 people here on weekends. You can’t even pull a car down the middle of the street,” Morey said.

Deputies have been…

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