Video taken at Temescal Park, the first rain-free day in a week.
The LA Times has a slideshow of kids skateboarding in Afghanistan, who’ve learned moves from a non-profit organization called Skateistan. From the site: “…we’ve seen that Afghan youth of all ethnicities, genders, and socioeconomic backgrounds love to skateboard. Skateistan brings them together, equipping young men and women to lead their communities toward social change and development.” That’s rad.–Stef McDonald
More video clips at the Skateistan site.
Two of my kick-ass surf camp instructors from Las Olas, Julie Cox and Kristy Murphy, are hosting a board demo and BBQ — “Ride My Board Day” — on October 3 in Oceanside Harbor. Julie designs the Jule Collection and Kristy is behind the Siren line of stand-up paddle boards. Email email@example.com for more info.–Stef McDonald
We have no idea if Sarah Thomas surfs or skates or snowboards, but we think she’s a girl who deserves a high five–for making waves of her own as a college football referee. Read about it in today’s NY Times story on Thomas. –Stef McDonald