It’s a family affair at San Diego’s Rancho Penasquitos Skatepark! Willy Santos, JT Aultz, Jimmy Carlin, the Sk8mafia, our own Mike Fitzgerald, and many many more. Recently revamped this summer with a bunch of new features, and a convenient location right in the middle of SD, it’s been popping as of late. Stephen Lawyer’s handrail trick?! Nolan Lively might be the best skater in San Diego you’ve never heard of.
A new surfboard technology has come from outer space. By using technology from the aerospace and motorsports industries, surfboard maker Varial Surfboards believe they have created a better and lighter foam core for surfboards. For the last 50 years “traditional” surfboards have been made of polyurethane (PU) foam that is then covered with polyester resin. In the past decade, the only change has been the use of epoxy. Here, an expanded polystyrene (EPS) core is covered with an epoxy resin, a harder material previously used in boat building.
But both technologies have environmental and structural issues … More