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Austin Coleman soars to success on his BMX bike and with his USC degree
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 24 October 2012
After watching the very first X Games in 1995, Austin Coleman had dreams of making it there.  This past summer he was there competing, soaring above a ramp inside the Nokia Center.  Photo by Jason ... read more >>
World's Best Skate and BMX Pros Converge on Venice Beach to Launch Sony's New POV Action Cam
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 September 2012
   African American BMX biker TJ Ellis competed in “Sony Big Ari Triples” at Venice Beach.    Thousands of fans took to the iconic Venice Beach boardwalk today to watch 18 of the world's best ... read more >>
2012 X Games Los Angeles Photo Gallery
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 03 July 2012
  Manny Santiago (left) from Puerto Rico flies through the air on the street course.  In his first career appearance in the street finals he placed sixth.  The gold medal went to Paul Rodriguez.  ... read more >>
X Games is this weekend at LA Live
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 28 June 2012
Nyjah Huston was the star of last year’s X Games, and he is looking to defend his skateboard street title. Photo by Travis Burke/ESPN Images   X Games' Sal Masekela (right) interviews Los Angeles ... read more >>
ESPN’s X Games Celebrates 10th Year in Los Angeles
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 June 2012
Legendary skateboarding Steve Steadham catches some air at the Skate Pro Legends event at the X Games 16.  Photo by Jason Lewis The X Fest allowed fans to interact with the weekend events.  This skater ... read more >>
Bad Boarderz will be at the LA Ski Show & Snowboard Expo
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 November 2011
Members of Bad Boarderz at a recent trip to Mammoth Mountain. Get great deals on lift tickets and equipment, and interact with the ski and snowboarding community at Ski Dazzle.By Jason LewisSentinel Sports ... read more >>
Diversity in Action Sports
Written by Robert Gillard (Contributing Writer) and Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 04 August 2011
There was only a few black athletes who competed at X Games 17, but there were a number of black athletes who participated in the weekend’s festivities.  This black skater performed tricks for the crowd ... read more >>
World class skateboarder host local youth clinics
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 July 2011
Anthony Mosley has won skateboard competitions all over the world.  Now he looks to pass his skills on to younger riders from the communities that he grew up in.  Mosley feels right at home hanging ... read more >>
Snowboarding… The Odyssey
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 10 March 2011
By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netWe’ve all had that moment, when we’re doing something that’s borderline insane, we say to ourselves, “black folks just don’t do this.”I ... read more >>
Skate park opens at Rancho Cienega Park
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 24 September 2010
Skateboarder Khizhar Gejn flies through the air at the new skate park at Rancho Cienega park.Photo by Jason Lewis Skateboarders no longer have to travel to the Westside to skate.By Jason LewisSentinel ... read more >>
Planet Maple Skateboard and Surf Shop
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor) 18 September 2010
 Black owned skate and surf shop promotes the extreme sports in the black communityBy Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorFor the past four years Planet Maple has been the hub of black skateboarding in Los ... read more >>
How We Roll at CAAM
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 04 September 2010
 Art exhibit showcases blacks in surfing, roller-skating, and skateboardingBy Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorWalking through the How We Roll art exhibit at the California African American Museum (CAAM), ... read more >>
Gabby Maiden: First black female competitive snowboarder
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 August 2010
Gabby Maiden competes in the Snowboarding Rail Jam at the 4th Annual Supergirl Jam event at Venice Beach. (Photo by Jason Lewis) Gabby is a free spirit who loves traveling around with her friends from ... read more >>
Road to the X-Games
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 August 2010
 Legendary skateboarding champion Steve Steadham catches some air at the Skate Pro Legends event at the X Games. (Photo by Jason Lewis)One of the most thrilling competitions at the X Games was the BMX ... read more >>

 

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