Update: February 10, 1999
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Dies in Avalanche
Pro snowboarder Davide Marciandi, 29, was swept to his death
Thursday in an avalanche he triggered while riding off-piste in
the Italian Alps. .
Malloy, Brewer In Antarctica
Steve Hawk, Chris Malloy, Art Brewer and a
team of adverturists are currently searching for surf on the southern
most continent. You can follow the action on quokka.com
Christian Hosoi Arrested in Hawaii
The former pro skater (who lived the Hollywood highlife in the late
80s) was arrested at the Honolulu Airport on January 28, while in
possesion of nearly a pound of crystal meth.
Wins High Ollie Contest
On Sunday February 6, 2000 Danny Wainright popped 44 1/2
inches off the flatground to win the Reese Forbes Ollie Challenge
at the ASR Show.
Wacky ASR Show Is Back
According to the Orange County Register the 2000 ASR Show
is a "three-day orgy of deal making, people watching, beer
drinking, . . . and shameless schmoozing." And we thought it
was just another trade show.
Warm Storms Disaster for LA Resorts
While Mammoth Mountain is getting dumped on, local resorts
are having a much harder time with rain. The LA Times reports
on the state of the snow.
Japan Hosts Toyota Snowboard
Pro snowboarders have the chance to win US$100,000 in a Big Air
February 19, 2000
Hawk Tied with Bruce Lee and Dr. J
When the Village Voice polled their sports writers for the
top sports figures of the century. Guess who made the list? Yep,
T-Hawk. Damn, he's global!
Manchu Rocks the Planet
This story doesn't have a whole lot to do with the topic at hand,
but it you haven't heard "King of the Road," read
this, then go out and buy it because it rawks like nuthin' you've
Pier Takes A Beating
Giant waves pounded the coast Monday with the season's biggest swells,
testing the strength of the newly renovated Ventura Pier. But it's
Child Molester Appears In Court
After six weeks in hiding, Glenn Valenzuela, a former Pittsburg
assistant city manager, was in court to face charges accusing him
of molesting a 15-year-old boy who was helping the city design a
Lost In Sierra Found
Dan Kossowski and his friend got lost at Alpine Meadows
last weekend. But they're okey-dokie now.
Not Completely Blame in HB
Last summer most of Huntington Beach was closed due to contaminated
water. The city is still looking for answers. So far there are none.
PLACENTIA Berkenstock and McCormack lanes: Malicious mischief involving
three juveniles on skateboards damaging street signs was
reported at 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Residents of Cypress City, CA want a skatepark for their
kids, they just don't want it in their neighborhood. How tired is
Mugged By Fellow Youths
I Love So Cal
Moon Time For Midnight Surf
Citizen Against Skate Harrasment
Previous Bags o' Crapola:
27 , 1999
24 , 1999
11 , 1999
Special thanks: to Jim Romenesko's MediaGossip.com.