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New Dover Skatepark at Guppey Park: Skaters 'Just Ecstatic' About the Latest Addition

New Dover Skatepark at Guppey Park: Skaters ‘Just Ecstatic’ About the Latest Addition

DOVER — In a significant milestone for the city, the eagerly anticipated 10,700-square-foot skatepark at Guppey Park is now fully constructed and operational. Skateboarders, bicyclists, and scooter enthusiasts, both local and from distant areas, are flocking to the park to experience its new offerings. The expertly crafted skatepark, a brainchild of the renowned Arizona-based architectural firm Pillar Design Studios, stands proudly as the replacement for the worn-down river skatepark. Gary Bannon, the city’s recreation director, revealed that the skatepark quietly debuted over the Indigenous Peoples’ Day weekend before the official launch. To mark this momentous occasion, the city has planned ...

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Caps Bring Back G Clay Stevenson as Charlie Lindgren Injured in Practice

Caps Bring Back G Clay Stevenson as Charlie Lindgren Injured in Practice

The Washington Capitals have brought up goaltender Clay Stevenson from their AHL affiliate Hershey, following Charlie Lindgren’s early exit from Monday morning’s practice due to an undisclosed injury. Lindgren is currently listed as day-to-day, and Stevenson is expected to serve as backup to Darcy Kuemper when the Capitals face the Calgary Flames in their second game of the season. Lindgren started the Capitals’ season opener last Friday, making 31 saves but allowing four goals in a 4-0 loss to rival Pittsburgh. Over his career, spanning eight seasons with the Montreal Canadiens (2015-20), St. Louis Blues (2021-22), and the Capitals, he ...

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2023 Street League Skateboarding Sydney: Chloe Covell and Felipe Gustavo Secure Thrilling Wins

Chloe Covell and Felipe Gustavo Secure Thrilling Wins

An Emotional Triumph for Gustavo at Last Felipe Gustavo experienced a surge of emotions as he claimed the top spot on the podium, a surprise to even himself after some mixed scores in the preceding three rounds. As the competition neared its climax, Nyjah Huston held second place, with his compatriot, Chris Jordan, not far ahead in the lead. Jordan’s impressive score of 9.0 elevated him to the top, leaving Huston requiring an 8.0 to surpass him. However, the renowned American skateboarder, recovering from a bout of food poisoning, landed awkwardly, placing him in third position. Next up was the ...

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Global Recall of Onewheel Electric Skateboards Following Four Fatalities

Global Recall of Onewheel Electric Skateboards Following Four Fatalities

Global Recall Initiated for All Onewheel Electric Skateboards Worldwide Following Four Fatalities In response to four tragic fatalities involving riders of Onewheel electric skateboards, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a sweeping recall of all 300,000 Onewheel devices sold in the United States. The CPSC cited the risk of crashes leading to severe injuries as the reason for the recall. Future Motion, the manufacturer of Onewheel skateboards, clarified that the recall applies to customers worldwide, not just those in the United States. A spokesperson for the UK government expressed its intention to investigate the matter and take ...

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Recall Issued for Onewheel Electric Skateboard Following Four Fatalities Associated with the Product

Recall Issued for Onewheel Electric Skateboard Following Four Fatalities Associated with the Product

Recall Notice: Onewheel Self-Balancing Electric Skateboards by ‘Future Motion’ The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall notice for Onewheel, the self-balancing electric skateboards produced by ‘Future Motion.’ The CPSC has identified a potential safety issue with these boards related to their balancing functionality when the weight limit is exceeded, which poses a significant risk of crashes. Tragically, the CPSC recall notice links at least four fatalities and numerous injuries to these skateboards. As a result of this safety concern, a recall has been initiated, affecting a total of 300,000 Onewheel boards. The manufacturer, ‘Future Motion,’ has indicated ...

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Chris's Remarkable Stroll Along the Boardwalk Culminates in an Unexpected Encounter with a Photographer's Tumble.

Chris’s Remarkable Stroll Along the Boardwalk Culminates in an Unexpected Encounter with a Photographer’s Tumble.

On the sunny afternoon of Saturday, September 23, 2023, Santa Cruz Skateboards threw an epic 50th-anniversary celebration at the iconic Santa Cruz boardwalk. The event was a whirlwind of excitement, featuring a sensational, free Dinosaur Jr. concert that had everyone grooving, and of course, an abundance of heart-pounding skateboarding action. One of the standout moments of the day was when Chris “Cookie” Colbourn took center stage during the skate sessions. With finesse and style, Cookie executed a jaw-dropping, spellbinding grind along a beautifully long handrail. Little did anyone know, a photographer was stationed right at the end of that rail, ...

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A compelling skateboarding montage showcasing the vibrant spirit of Parisian streets.

A Compelling Skateboarding Montage Showcasing The Vibrant Spirit Of Parisian Streets

“Experience the essence of Paris, one of the world’s premier skateboarding cities, through Sebastien Rolando and Tom O’Reilly’s latest edit, skillfully curated by Valentin Ferreira. Filming credits also go to Augustin Giovannoni & Johnny Wilson, adding depth to this exceptional project. The cast includes some of the finest talents: Filip Aiha, Sauvageon, Alastair Pathe, Auguste Bouznad, Samy Sebaoui, Hugo Fernandes, Marcel Aiha, Vincent Touzery, Roman Gonzales, Manuel Schenck, Aurelien Barcelo, Sengo Prevost, Leo Breuillac, and Stanley Pradel. This is an assembly of the new generation of skateboarders who epitomize the heart and soul of the sport. Enhancing the experience is ...

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Official praises China's athletes for surpassing expectations at Hangzhou Asian Games.

Official praises China’s athletes for surpassing expectations at Hangzhou Asian Games.

Halfway through the Hangzhou Asian Games, Chinese athletes are poised to capture over 180 gold medals, far surpassing expectations. Zhang Xin, the delegation’s Secretary General, expressed immense pride in China’s performance, asserting their dominance on the medal tally. As of Saturday, China had secured 107 gold medals, maintaining a substantial lead. Notably, they set two world records, seven Asian records, and 16 Games records, alongside numerous season-best finishes. Veterans like Ma Long, Ye Shiwen, Zhang Liang, and Sun Peiyuan extended their remarkable careers, while promising young talents like Huang Yuting, Cui Chenxi, and Yuan Liying shone bright. China also secured ...

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Salem's Skateboarding Championships Attracts Elite Competition

Salem’s Skateboarding Championships Attracts Elite Competition

Salem, Oregon Hosts World Slalom Skateboarding Championships at Bush’s Pasture Park SALEM, Ore. (KPTV) – Bush’s Pasture Park in Salem is gearing up to host the World Slalom Skateboarding Championships, commencing this Friday. Juanita Savoy-Nash, a Salem resident, expressed her enthusiasm for attending the upcoming skateboarding races. Her granddaughters have been involved in slalom skateboarding for several years now. “(They) started this when they were just two years old,” Savoy-Nash shared. “They would zip through the house on skateboards, and their parents didn’t mind. It was something entirely new to me.” This event has drawn participants from 14 different countries ...

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Has Alex Gumm been found or is he still missing Is he alive or has he vanished

Has Alex Gumm been found or is he still missing? Is he alive or has he vanished?

In February 2018, 24-year-old musician Alex Gumm embarked on a spiritual journey to Kauai, Hawaii, where he lost contact with people, raising concerns. Friends speculated he sought sanctuary while exploring his religious and spiritual path. Investigation Discovery’s ‘Disappeared: Lost in Paradise’ delves into his disappearance, interviewing family members for insights. THE MYSTERY OF ALEX GUMM: Born on June 27, 1993, to Sally McLaren and Ben Gumm, Alexander “Alex” McLaren Gumm grew up in North Berwick, Maine, before relocating to New Hampshire in the White Mountains. As a child, he dabbled in skateboarding and graffiti art, immersing himself in graffiti books ...

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The 59-year-old Montreal Skateboarder Shatters Stereotypes

The 59-year-old Montreal Skateboarder Shatters Stereotypes

Skateboarders in Montreal are breaking stereotypes at skateparks, as people of all ages and backgrounds are taking up the sport. Constantinos Gray, a 59-year-old skateboarder, recently got back on a board after 42 years and spoke to CTV National News about the freedom and nostalgia it brings him. Other older skateboarders are also joining in, with the Old Man’s Skateboarding Club in Columbia Valley being an example of a group of older skateboarders shredding stereotypes. Skateboarding has also faced societal stereotypes for decades, with skateboarders being labeled as slackers and troublemakers. However, this image is changing as more people take ...

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Ben Gravy and Jacob Szekely Surf Last of Hurricane Lee, Skate with Bam Margera

Ben Gravy and Jacob Szekely Surf Last of Hurricane Lee, Skate with Bam Margera

Ben Gravy, a self-proclaimed novelty wave surfer, has been collaborating with Jacob “Zeke” Szekely to surf the waves kicked up by Hurricane Lee on the East Coast. In his latest YouTube post, Gravy and his team try to make the most of the swell before it fades into history. They scored some super fun conditions before the swell made its way back out to sea[1]. Gravy describes this week as one of his most fun weeks at home in a long time. To top it off, Bam Margera joins them for a skate session. Gravy says that the viewers should ...

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Amidst criticism for their proposal to substitute the skate park with tennis courts, Bolton Valley postpones the shutdown.

Amidst criticism for their proposal to substitute the skate park with tennis courts, Bolton Valley postpones the shutdown.

“I believe it will have a significant impact on many families’ lives this winter,” expressed Miri Mahar, a resident of Bolton who, along with her daughter Scout, has been using the privately owned skate park for nearly five years since its inception. For years, Bolton has been home to one of just two indoor skate and bike parks in Vermont. However, when Bolton Valley Resort recently unveiled its plan to close the park and replace it with tennis and pickleball courts, the response was swift and impassioned. “We knew that there were going to be some disappointed individuals,” acknowledged Lindsay ...

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Nishiya gets maiden Paris Olympics qualifying win

Nishiya Secures First-Ever Qualifying Victory at Paris Olympics

Japanese Skateboarder Momiji Nishiya Clinches Victory at Fourth Paris Olympics Qualifier and Claims Maiden World Skateboarding Tour Win 16-Year-Old Momiji Nishiya Triumphs at Paris Olympics Qualifier and Maiden World Skateboarding Tour Victory In an impressive performance, 16-year-old Japanese skateboarder Momiji Nishiya secured victory at the fourth Paris Olympics qualifying event in the women’s street category. Not only did she claim this important win, but she also celebrated her maiden triumph on the World Skateboarding Tour. Nishiya accumulated a remarkable total of 259.81 points during the event, surpassing her compatriot and runner-up, Yumeka Oda, who achieved a score of 249.77. American ...