Entries by Justin

Thrasher – Exposure Open 2019

An epic women’s skate event for a good cause and some serious prize money, Exposure goes down this Saturday Nov. 2nd at the Vans HB park. Read More >>

Professional skateboarder preparing for 2020 Olympics

SAN DIEGO — Skateboarding will be in the Olympics for the first time ever, and one neighborhood all-star has her sights set on Tokyo 2020. There are just six events between 30-year-old Amelia Brodka and the 2020 Olympics — a pipe dream from her childhood. “I remember being 12 years old and seeing Lyn-Z Adams […]

Exposure Skate empowers female skateboarders

SAN DIEGO — A local nonprofit aims to get women and girls of all ages into the skate park and onto a skateboard. Tabitha Lipkin explains how Exposure Skate provides women with a place to learn while giving back. “After seeing my own girls start skateboarding when they were 6 and 8, I saw the […]

Skate Rising lends a helping hand to Rady Children’s Hospital

Encinitas’ non-profit Skate Rising delivered boxes of fun activity kits, made by 75 young skater girls, to Rady Children’s Hospital patients on July 13. Calli Kelsay is the founder and program director of Skate Rising, which has a mission to teach compassion through service, empowerment and skateboarding to girls between the ages of 4-18. “We […]

Napa skateboarding event to support service, empowerment

A skateboarding tour directed at young skaters will make a stop Sunday morning in Napa, with the twin goals of service and empowering girls in the sport. Skate Rising will bring its Feed the Need tour to the Napa Skate Park at Kennedy Park in a program that runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]