ENCINITAS — Skaters took turns swooping down a 9-foot quarterpipe. With the speed from the drop, some hopped onto a rail and slid across it. Others chose to launch off a ramp on the opposite end of the street course. A few of them caught air, grabbed their boards and landed cleanly.
ENCINITAS — The life of Paul-Luc Ronchetti is literally filled with ups-and-downs — maybe not the ones you might expect though, as Ronchetti, 19, spends most everyday skating up and down vert ramps.
ENCINITAS — Saturday was a chance for young skaters to prove their mettle, testing their abilities against other competitors from around the county and furthering their dreams of becoming professional skateboarders during K5’s 12th annual “Game of Skate” competition.