Salty Sweet Surf Festival 2016

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Salty Sweet Surf Festival 2016 The 3rd Annual Salty Sweet Surf Festival will be held October 15th-16th in downtown Cocoa Beach. The event is run by Cocoa Beach surfing local Crystal Cooper, and is an all female pro/am surfing competition with $5000 of cash and prizes. Women of all ages, groms and up, will compete […]

Locals Keeping Vertical Skateboarding Alive In Merritt Island

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Paradise Skate Park in Merritt Island, Florida is one of the few locations in Florida that still has a X-Games sized vert ramp. Skaters like Christian Frazier, Steve Workman, Rich Payne, Bob Umble and many others, flock to the east coast vacation community to ride one of the biggest half pipes in Florida. The Demon […]

Team Pain Throwing It Down

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Nothing brings Florida skateboarding together than a new Team Pain skate park. A number of new parks have been built over the last year and a half, some of the best being in Brandon, New Tampa, Bradenton and Lakeland. Another new park is under construction in Port Orange, the location of the first skate park […]

Skate Park/Surfing Spotlight: Cocoa Beach

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Cocoa Beach has always been a favorite of locals in the know One of the best locations in Central Florida to just “get away” for the day is Cocoa Beach. Those of us who love skateboarding and surfing, can spend the afternoon at the Cocoa Beach Skate Park, while being close enough from the beach […]

Golden Skate: San Diego Parks & Rec

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San Diego is the mecca of transition skate parks, whether it’s vert, pools, flow or even street sections. Even now, there are still new parks popping up everywhere and some of the best privately owned ramps. Most of the best private ramps are indoors and made just to train for the biggest events, like the […]

The Future Is Bright For Florida Action Sports

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Some of the best young skaters and surfers are from the state of Florida. Grom skateboarders like Shea and Cooper Burrows, Josh Forsberg, Ryan Phillips, Christian Frazier and surfing phenom Noah Dovin, are traveling all over the country, shredding from coast to coast. The future is bright for Florida Action Sports, after all. Shea and […]

New Skate Parks Across Florida!

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New skate parks are being built all over Florida Nothing brings Florida skateboarding together than a new Team Pain skate park. A number of new parks have been built over the last year and a half, some of the best being in Brandon, New Tampa, Bradenton and Lakeland. Another new park is under construction in […]

Ten Years Of Helping People With Cancer

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The 10-year anniversary benefit for Grind for Life (GFL) is coming up Nov. 9 at Ramp 48 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The GFL was the idea of Chris Conway, long time friend of Mike Rogers who runs the non-profit organization. It started as a one-day fundraiser for two-time cancer survivor Rogers, but ended up ten […]

2013 National Kidney Foundation Surf & Turf

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The third annual National Kidney Foundation “Surf and Turf” was held at Cocoa Beach Skate Park and Cocoa Beach Pier on August 24th and September 2nd. It was a great event that benefited the NKF and the annual Rick Salick surf contest. The competition was fierce and came down to the wire between Cocoa Beach […]

Orlando – Please Stand up for the XGames

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X-Games leaving Los Angeles in 2014  The X-Games is leaving Los Angeles, the birth place of professional skateboarding, for Austin Texas in 2014. As Action Sports continues to become more popular, ESPN and the X-Games want to take advantage of the growing interest of the sports and expand the locations to markets all over the […]