Hot Wheels Junior Open 2018 at Woodward West

Kids from around the country made the trip out to Woodward West in Tehachapi, California to compete in the Hot Wheels Junior Open. An open skateboard and BMX contest for kids 16 and under, where all ability levels are welcome!

Take a behind the scenes look at the 3-day Junior Open through the eyes of competitors Gavin Bottger, Lazer Crawford, Roman Hager, Nobacel Villalobos, Carlin Makibbin and Sean Curliss. Featured competitors include Adler Cromer, Camp Schillereff, Dante Tabuyo-Ochoa, Gui Khury, Jaxson Thompson, Kaden Stone, Kieran Woolley, Koston Eaton, Malachi Gray, and Porter Birk. Plus, a cameo from Element Skateboards founder, Johnny Schillereff.

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etnies Skatepark’s 15-year Anniversary

The etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest celebrated its 15-year anniversary on Saturday, December 8th! The community came out strong to support the occasion featuring a ‘Best Trick’ shop battle with some heavy hitting skaters from Local Skateshop, Asylum Skateshop, Focus Boardshop, and Identity Boardshop. The event was free to attend with a $1,000 ‘Best Trick’ prize purse judged by the etnies pro team. Family-friendly and fun for all ages, the celebration also had a carnival zone with rides and games, food trucks and live music from Zig Zags and Tunnel Vision.

Built in 2003, the skatepark ranks among one of the largest in the country at over 60,000 square feet of skateable space. Over the past 15 years, the park has hosted hundreds of events from fundraisers to skate camps, live music shows and movie screenings to world-renowned skate competitions.

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