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BMX Scot Alexander Breithaupt pioneer found dead in California

...involved in every aspect of BMX."The sport, which later took on some of the same high-flying freestyle features as skateboarding, now draws crowds of thousands, fueled by energy-drink company sponsors and featured on ESPN's X Games.Breithaupt's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-06/bmx-scot-alexander-b
Chris Cole benefiting from skateboarding success

...Chris Cole didn't get into pro street skateboarding for the money. The money happened...He's the defending Street League Skateboarding champion and is favored to dominate...winner-take-all final of Street League Skateboarding. Earlier in the summer, he finally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-14/chris-cole-benefitin
Rejects proposed skateboarding ban

Re your recent article on skateboarding in the downtown area: (The Augusta Commission's proposed skateboarding ban) is absolutely ludicrous. While...businesses such as Ray-Gun, which sells skateboarding paraphernalia and is based in downtown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/14/edi_201299.shtml
Editorials
Life rarely slows down for skateboarding star White

...ANGELES --- Shaun White has concocted an elaborate skateboarding trick he's hoping to debut at the X Games this...transition between sports. He doesn't do much skateboarding during snowboarding season, which means each spring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-07-29/life-rarely-slows-down-skateboard
Baseball, softball up for consideration for 2020 Tokyo Games

...the selection panel, said two factors were key in selecting events such as surfing and roller sports, which will include skateboarding."The most important factors were: Does the sport have the support of the younger generation and how big is the population...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-22/baseball-softball-consid
Columbia County building BMX, skateboarding facilities

...project because the ever-growing local skateboarding community has seen many that weren't...It's exciting) to us in the skateboarding world in Augusta," he said, adding...Taxslayer.com, competed on an amateur skateboarding level for several years. He expects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-27/columbia-county-building-bmx-
Action sports retailer Zumeiz opens store in Augusta Mall

...level near Macy's, said mall general manager Andy Wilke.The store sells apparel, accessories and other merchandise for skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, motocross and BMX. It carries products for both young men and women.The company, which also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-05-22/action-spor
In some places skateboarding trumps Little League

...Forget Little League: In some areas, skateboarding is now the sport of choice. Clad in...Girls Learn to Ride, which teaches skateboarding and other action sports to females. "Skateboarding is a way for them to express who they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/17/liv_425555.shtml
Life & style
Skateboarding ban is debated

...resident Ed Bartley, 20, who got a skateboard from his dad when he was 8 and has been skating ever since. For Mr. Thomas, skateboarding is a hobby that's also turned into a business. He charges $3 a day for most skateboarders to use the ramp at his store...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/15/met_201352.shtml
Metro
Skateboard proposals considered

The debate over skateboarding in downtown Augusta continued Monday...thing like prohibiting people from skateboarding downtown." "Why don't they...to the skateboarders to see how skateboarding could fit into the recreation program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/24/met_201661.shtml
Metro