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Local Mother Continues to Honor Son Who Lost Battle with Mental Health and Addiction

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WILLIAMSBURG -- On January 20, 2019, Ryan Philip Taylor lost his struggle with mental health and addiction at only 21 years old. Since then, his mother,...

Annual Skateboard Event Grows With Community

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JAMES CITY COUNTY -- For well over a decade now, on an often times sweltering Saturday in late July, skateboarders have been meeting up...

A pro-skateboarder has found a home in Williamsburg, and now she’s working to better it

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Professional skateboarder Jaime Reyes has been all over the world. From surfing the crystal waters of Hawaii as a child to dropping into a...

These summer-long events teach kids valuable lessons — through skateboarding

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The skate park across the parking lot from the James City County Recreation Center is a popular spot — and earlier this month it was...

Friday is National Go Skateboarding Day, and Norfolk is celebrating

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NORFOLK -- Friday is a National Go Skateboarding Day and the city is planning on celebrating with an all day skating event, including free...
The skateboard competition Sunday will also celebrate the life of Tommy Karafa, who died in a car accident in 2008. (WYDaily/Courtesy of JD Crawford)

Competition to honor skateboarder’s memory this weekend in JCC

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Ed. note: Author knows Robi Haas personally. He did not know Karafa and has no affiliation with the Triangle Skateboard Alliance. JAMES CITY —...

Skaters can get free swag at Norfolk’s Northside Skate Park

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NORFOLK — June 21 is the first official day of summer, but its real importance is the fact that it’s also National Go Skateboarding...

Virginia Beach started charging for its skate parks last year. Are the fees keeping kids away?

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- The city of Virginia Beach is home to three public skate parks that, until last year, were free of charge to...