Tag: Skateboarding

Big Bear BMX Park Is Open!

Big Bear Lake, CA July 20, 2012 – San Bernardino County Third District Supervisor Neil Derry was on hand today at the Big Bear Recreation Youth Center for the grand opening of the BMX park along with other city and county officials.  Reese Troublefield remarked that this project would not have been possible without county funding and the hard work of his staff along with the cooperation of Big Bear Lake City Council and staff.  The official opening was today with at least a dozen riders enjoying the park”s features.  The park will be open to the public on Saturday morning adding to the Youth Center and the adjoining skate board park.  Park and Recreation Director Troublefield remarked that it was great to see a park dedicated just to BMX and one to Skateboarding telling the riders to be safe and stay in the appropriate park.  With a chuckle from everyone in attendance riders began to file in and the fun was...

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Skateboard Contest Raises $1000 for Big Bear Teen Center

Big Bear, Ca, September 12, 2011, 12:00pm – This weekend Big Bear’s own 11 year old Drayden Gardner hosted a skateboarding contest at the Sugarloaf skateboard park.  The contest was Drayden’s way of thanking the community for all of their support over the past few years while he has competed in skateboarding and snowboarding competitions throughout the US.  The contest had over 40 participants, and in the 12 and under category Matthew Wilcox took first place followed by Drayden Gardner and Jordan Karasch.  In the 13 to 15 category Sean Monahan took first followed by Jaromie Nolan, and David Baird.  In the 16 and up category Matt Harvey took first followed by Roy Canright and Charles Richards, and in the girls category Melissa Spillman took first followed by Pauline Branom, and Summer Wilcox.  According to Holly Gardner, the event was a huge success, a lot of fun, and $1000 was raised for the Big Bear Teen...

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