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Locals Go for Glory and Win Anyway

Locals Go for Glory and Win Anyway

A group of young local skateboarders dominated their age divisions in the two biggest races in downhill skateboarding this year. Given Laguna Beach’s long history as a skateboarding haven, it’s no wonder the current up and comers are at the top of the sport, but none of them aspire to make a career of it. […]

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Laguna’s Groms Impress On the World Stage

Laguna’s Groms Impress On the World Stage

By Jennifer Gibbs, Special to the Independent   A handful of Laguna Beach teens traveled to Goldendale, Wash., to compete in the Maryhill Festival of Speed, a world-renowned downhill skateboarding and street luge competition, held June 29-July 3. Local skaters Nohlan Campbell and Roger Jones, took the podium for first and second respectively, dominating the […]