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Meet Tracie, a 59-year Santa Monica resident and adaptive surfer, skater, and marathoner who will be running the LA Marathon next month and raising funds to support Surfrider LA. Tracie is a total beast and hasn't let Multiple Sclerosis stand in the way of getting after what she loves best - the beach, endurance challenges, and heavy drops. Click this link to support Tracie as she enters the LA Marathon on March 24th to raise funds for your favorite Surfrider chapter.

By supporting Surfrider runners in the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, your gift will directly impact and help protect our local ocean, waves, and beaches for future generations. GO, TRACIE, GO!
Red Bull‘s WallRide contest will be held in lovely Venice Beach on Saturday, March 9. Weather has been a thorn in this contest’s side, which was originally scheduled for December and then moved to February. Let’s keep our fingers crossed for a sunny day!

Pros and ams will be invited to get creative on different wall designs, and there will be opportunities for an open class of skaters to get in via a “wild card” selection. The contest will be held at the handball courts, known primarily for OG skate antics from some beloved Venice locals back in the day.

Skateboarders 16 years or older ranging from amateurs to professionals are invited to participate, but space is limited! The competition will be judged in ten-minute jam format heats. Registration will start at 10:00 a.m. and will be on a first-come-first-serve basis. Details below:

Venice Beach Handball Courts
1800 Ocean Front Walk
Venice Beach, CA 90291

Saturday, March 9
Registration On-Site and Open Skate: 10 AM
Wild Card Qualifiers: 11 AM
Contest Begins: 1 PM
Contest Finals: 4 PM
SAVE THE DATE!! • Jan. 19th Noon-4pm on the California Heritage Museum lawn • Come celebrate 30 amazing years with ZJ Boarding House !!

ZJ Boarding House
2619 Main St. Santa Monica, CA
(310) • 392 • 5646
Store Hours:
Mon - Sat 10am - 7pm
Sun 10am - 6pm

@zflexskateboards is giving away one of these Jay Boy Pool Decks. Follow the steps below to enter.
1. Follow @zflexskateboards on Instagram
2. Like the post with the photo above. 3. Tag a friend in that post and let them know which board you like the best
They will randomly pick the winners from the comments section next week. Good Luck!

@zflexskateboards is giving the new "Manic Pintail" longboard skateboard. Follow the steps below to enter.
1. Follow @zflexskateboards on Instagram
2. Like the post with the photo above. 3. Tag a friend in that post and let them know which board you like the best
They will randomly pick the winners from the comments section next week. Good Luck!

@zflexskateboards is giving away one of each of the new "Z Bar" Series. Follow the steps below to enter.
1. Follow @zflexskateboards on Instagram
2. Tag a friend in the post with the above photo and which board you like the best
They will randomly pick the winners from the comments section next week. Good Luck!

Win this Jay Adams Orange Stain Pool Deck by following these quick steps below:
1. Follow @zflexskateboards on Instagran
2. Tag 2 friends in the post with the above photo
They will pick a winner next week, good luck!

Follow the steps below to win this Manic Pintail!
1. Follow @zflexskateboards on Instagran
2. Tag a friend in the post with the above photo
They will pick a winner at the end of the week, good luck!

On Saturday Boarding 4 Breast Cancer held their annual Skate The Coast event. A fundraising skate event where the participants skate, or bike, from the Santa Monica Pier down the coast to Redondo beach. This year, they raise $48,550!! That will go towards B4BC’s education and prevention programs and their young Survivor Mountain/ Ocean wellness retreats. Check out some photos from the Santa Monica and Venice portion of the skate journey.










There's a lot more photos from the entire event on the Boarding 4 Breast Cancer Facebook Page

Learn more about B4BC on the Boarding 4 Breast Cancer Website

The Santa Monica Pier Paddle is now called the Santa Monica Pier 360 Ocean Sports & Beach Festival . And the name isn't the only thing new, it's now a 2-day event and they added an "epic, gravity-defying skate experience", whatever that means. Here's the press release about the skateboard event:

Red Bull is bringing an epic, gravity-defying skate experience to Pier 360 featuring local legend, Jeff Ho, and top skaters from around Los Angeles. Attendees can watch skaters 360 over the Pacific and if they want to get in on the action, they can attend demos and workshops led by local skate legends.


It all happens on June 23-24. The SUP and Paddleboard contest registrations are open now, no word on the skate event yet. More info at Santa Monica Pier 360 Ocean Sports & Beach Festival
Ever wanted to try one of these expensive Boasted Boards, but weary on forking over a frand on a skateboard? Then head over to the Venice Boardwalk and hit up Venice Skateboarding Stuff on Saturday to demo one.


$20K cash purse up for grabs! Professional invitational skateboard contest at the World Famous Venice Skate Park. A full on throw down with top talent going huge for a big cash purse. More info at THE 420 GAMES LOS ANGELES

B4BC and Skullcandy invite you to join the 10th annual Skate the Coast! Grab your skateboards, bikes, roller blades, or anything on wheels and roll with us from Santa Monica to Redondo Beach September 30th! Help support B4BC's education, prevention, and survivorship programs by registering here !

Schedule is as follows:


FRIDAY| SEPT.29
Registration Party at Arbor Venice
Live Music by Tunnel Vision
Art- Raffle- Yoga- Silent Auction
Beverages provided by Pabst Blue Ribbon

SATURDAY| SEPT.30
Skate the Coast 7:30 AM SHARP!
Start at the Santa Monica Pier (Participants will meet at Veterans Park in Redondo Beach and shuttle to Santa Monica).
Skate-Bike-Roll 19 miles along the strand.
Three Hydration Stations along the route.
Finish line + Awards celebration at Dive N' Surf
Music by Hoist the Colors

*** Prizes for Top fundraisers include GoPro, Arbor, Skullcandy and more!***

Register Here



Bay Street Boards is having their Fall Skate Jam! CONTESTS, PRODUCT TOSSES, BBQS and MORE. FREE STUFF FOR ALL! Saturday at Stoner Plaza around 1pm.

Stoner Skate Plaza 1835 Stoner Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90025


Bay Street Boards
🌴☀️Santa Monica ☀️🌴
Surf & Skate Shop
3216 Santa Monica Blvd
310.310.2485
Mon-Fri 10a-8p Sat 10a-7p Sun 10a-5p



Here's the video from the Memorial Skate Session in honor of beloved Venice Skatepark local Liam "Red" Taylor, who passed away in a surfing accident earlier this month.

A memorial paddleout was held in the morning at the Venice Pier:

Liam Alexander Red Taylor Paddleout


B4BC and Skullcandy invite you to join the 10th annual Skate the Coast! Grab your skateboards, bikes, roller blades, or anything on wheels and roll with us from Santa Monica to Redondo Beach September 30th! Help support B4BC's education, prevention, and survivorship programs by registering here !

Schedule is as follows:
FRIDAY| SEPT.29
Registration Party at Arbor Venice
Live Music by Tunnel Vision
Art- Raffle- Yoga- Silent Auction
Beverages provided by Pabst Blue Ribbon

SATURDAY| SEPT.30
Skate the Coast 7:30 AM SHARP!
Start at the Santa Monica Pier (Participants will meet at Veterans Park in Redondo Beach and shuttle to Santa Monica).
Skate-Bike-Roll 19 miles along the strand.
Three Hydration Stations along the route.
Finish line + Awards celebration at Dive N' Surf
Music by Hoist the Colors

*** Prizes for Top fundraisers include GoPro, Arbor, Skullcandy and more!***

Register Here


The pool at the Venice Skatepark is finally getting all the coping replaced with new coping that is supposed to be slicker and stronger than the old coping. A small section replaced last month after having been vandalized a few month before.

CA Skateparks was hard at work this morning ripping out the old coping, and laying the new coping in place.

Photos by Six12 Media.





After hosting They Will Surf Again in Santa Monica last month, Life Rolls On's Get On Board 2017 Tour continues with another local event, They Will Skate Again.

Held in the Venice Skatepark, this is another free event, but instead of getting waves, this is a skate clinic for people of all ages with disabilities who want to ride the skatepark in their wheelchairs. From first timers to seasoned pro wheelchair athletes, this was an all day skate clinic with a Grom Contest.

More than a day of recreational activity, They Will Skate Again also serves as an exceptional opportunity for individuals with SCI and their families to network and establish new support networks outside traditional group support settings. Founded by world champion quadriplegic surfer Jesse Billauer, Life Rolls On is dedicated to improving the quality of life for young people affected by spinal cord injury. Believing that adaptive surfing and skating could inspire infinite possibilities beyond paralysis.

These photos shot by Six12 Media.

















There's a huge gallery of photos from this event. Check them out: LRO: They Will Skate Again 2017 Photo Gallery.


You can help Life Rolls On put on more surf and skate events by donating at Get On Board 2017 Fundraiser