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Elliot Sloan’s long journey leads to gold

Elliot Sloan’s long journey leads to gold

VISTA — Growing up in New York was a great experience for professional skateboarder Elliot Sloan, he said.

Spencer Nuzzi is ‘goofy’

Spencer Nuzzi is ‘goofy’

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

John Kruk is not an athlete

John Kruk is not an athlete

It was spring training, and John Kruk was significantly overweight.

No bones about; Mike McGill, Brigade featured in new documentary

No bones about; Mike McGill, Brigade featured in new documentary

ENCINITAS — Sighting a 48-year-old man working behind a desk isn’t an unusual sight, but that this man behind the desk is Mike McGill, the inventor of the McTwist and longtime member of one of skateboarding’s most influential groups is what makes this sighting seem a little strange. 

Kids earn chance to skate with pros

Kids earn chance to skate with pros

ENCINITAS — “If you told me four years ago my son would be on a skateboard in San Diego with Tony Hawk and Neal Mims, I would’ve told you that was pretty far-fetched,” said Michael Tobin.