Renegade Rollergirls Rock and Roller Derby
After the first few minutes of the roller derby there was already tons of action as girls slammed, checked and tripped each other.
Two girls (one from each team) would start at the back of the pack wearing stars on their helmets making them the Jammers for the team. The Jammers would score points by passing all the blockers. Everyone who wasn’t a Jammer was a Blocker with the mission to stop the Jammers from passing at all costs.
Each pass made by the Jammer earned the team 3 points.
The match up was the Dukebox Heroes (in the white shirts) vs. the Buns & Roses (in the black shirts). Both teams battled hard for the win. The skating rink was their battlefield.
The rules? Well, there aren’t many. Anything goes here.
After seeing flying fists, elbows being thrown, roller skates taken to the thigh and even many more slide tackles the Dukebox Heroes took the win with a final score of 87-81.
Visit the Renegade Roller girls of Orange County website to find more info about their upcoming matches and find them on Facebook. The matches occur at the Holiday Skate Center in Orange, California.
A killer local band named Tyranis played for the halftime show.
Edit by: Lee Eisler
Riders: Lee ‘Leecifer’ Eisler, Justin Beavers, Ben Koff, Andrew Schumaker
“Left side the road’s a dangerous place.” Offspring says it best in their song Bad Habit. When skateboarding on roads that are not closed obeying the laws of the road can be a lifesaver.
Staying in your lane, staying with in your limits and being aware of your surroundings will go a long ways. It just takes the one turn where you exit into the opposite lane with an oncoming car to damage or end your life.
Guard rails, cars, motorcycles, rocks and other solid objects are all things that can hurt you, but by skating safely you can do your whole life.
It’s not a race, be safe, wear your helmets and have fun!
SDDRL # 30 “Boardstock”
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It was another day at the Poway Pump Station as the crew met up for SDDRL #30. After pulling up and seeing such a rad crew of rippers, I knew it would be a good day of racing and hanging out with all the homies.
Joe Marshall leads Jimmy Riha and Max Capps into the bottom section of the course
There was a good mix of racers with all sorts of backgrounds. There were skateboard legends, professional riders, new racers and groms all in the mix competing for trophies, cash and glory.
Andrew Mercado and Rick Kludy on their way back up the hill
It was an exciting day of racing and the final heat was stacked with talent.
From Left to right. Andrew Mercado, Max Capps, Tim Del Rosario, Brian ward and Jimmy Riha
1st Place- Tim Del Rosario
2nd Place- Andrew Mercado
3rd Place- Max Capps
1st Place- Alex Gradillas
2nd Place- Austin Nicassio
3rd Place- Eric Fuss
Dragon Skate Race 2011
The 2011 Dragon Skate Race held on California Ave in the University of California Irvine was a day full of fun and excitement for everyone.
Tyler Hampson and Spencer Adams fully suited up
The event was hosted by UC Irvine’s Beta Theta Pi as a charity event to help raise money for the The Free Wheelchair Mission which is a nonprofit organization that helps provide wheelchairs to people in developing countries that can’t afford one. The wheelchairs cost $59.20 to manufacture.
The race was not held on a very exciting course however the addition of hay bails at the end caused for some great crashes and excitement for the crowd.
Setting up the second wall in stopping riders from hitting the street
Some riders would pin it full speed launching off their boards exploding through the hay bails landing in the street on the other side. Hay bails would disintegrate as riders bailed through them at over 30 m.p.h.
Other riders chose to throw a slide or foot brake before hitting the painfully hard hay bails while lots more riders avoided them completely.
Putting hay back into place moments after a rider exploded throught he hay bails
Full padding and helmets were required for all riders. The cost of entry was $10 which got you 2 runs. Each additional run was $5.
The course was set up with a high tech timing system using wires in the ground that would start and then stop the times as riders would cross over them.
1st place- Jimmy Riha
Tie for 2nd Place- Peter Kell & Jeff Budro
3rd Place- Austin Nicassio
San Diego Weekend Trip
Just getting a dose of adrenaline in San Diego with
Max Capps, Jimmy Riha, Duke Degan, Niko Kroha, and Jacob Budds,
Just a fun adrenaline fueled day in the mountains with Danny Connor and John Rogers. Max Capps with the gopro footage.
Edit by Max Capps
Irvine Downhill & Garage Riders daily session
The Irvine Downhill & Garage Riders (IDGR informally named by Spencer Adams) is a group of local Orange County skaters. We love to skate hills throughout Orange County. Heres a video of a day and a night of skating.
Riders: Chris Culliney, Bryce Gerard, Lee Eisler, Spencer Adams, Alli Adams
Edit By: Lee Eisler
Music By: www.danosongs.com
Group Mountain Rides
35+ People and a police chopper hovering above
Photo by: Tim Del Rosario
SDDRL # 24 “Another Brick in the Wall”
Video: Edit by Max Capps
Around 11am everyone met just past the finish line ready to race, or ready to enjoy the race. SDDRL (San Diego Downhill Racing League) was at it again with race #24. The hill known as “The Wall” featured a hidden 10′ mega bowl just past the finish line. Everyone was stoked. Racers kicked from the starting line the pinned it to the finish line. This hill is just a straight away that goes straight down a large hill with beautiful surroundings. It was a fun race and a few first time racers came out. There was some confusion to the way the whole event was being run, but at the end off the day everyone had a good time.
1st- Mike Montjoy
2nd- Aj Haiby
3rd- Joe Marshall
1st- Hunter Schwirtz
2nd- Jake Fast
On the podium from left to right (AJ Haiby, Mike Montjoy, Joe Marshall)
Groms: Hunter Schwirtz- 1st Place, Jake Fast- 2nd Place
Peter Kell Crash and Burn
The right hand turn at Bonelli claims Peter Kell as one of its victims. Check out the carnage below. Thanks to Jimmy Riha for filming and posting this.
Note: This was only one of Peter’s several crashes at Bonelli