Skateboarding

YMCA skatepark renovated with variety in mind

YMCA skatepark renovated with variety in mind

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.

Spencer Nuzzi is ‘goofy’

Spencer Nuzzi is ‘goofy’

Last week, I skated Carmel Valley Skate Park with Spencer Nuzzi. 

The Englishman who went up a ramp…

The Englishman who went up a ramp…

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.

Skateboarding hopefuls put their abilities to the test

Skateboarding hopefuls put their abilities to the test

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.