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Push for the Cure

Push for the Cure is an annual event during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Canadian National Coverage for the sport and being a parent of a speedy child!

At the beginning of this month, mid-race season, I had the pleasure of having one of my articles accepted for publication in a National Canadian newspaper.  I have received a lot of positive feedback on the article from both longboarders (down-hill skateboarders) and their parents too.  I thought that readers south of the boarder that may not see this article, may be interested too.

My Son's Need for speed.  Published in The Globe and Mail.

A fast summer

This summer is going by rather quickly, but for my son, who now is in full race season, it is going quicker yet.  He is riding so much more than during the winter season, and he seems to be pushing his skill level higher too.  I haven't seen him race since the Gold Rush Challenge.  The next race/ ride he goes to, he'll be with my sister--the rest of his family will be cheering him on from a distance.

Latest Race, but I slept in

"It's around 6:30 -6:45 and I left to go to the Wack Attack!  I'll call you in a bit and let you know what's up.

DAD: I took 5$ from you wallet for bus fare? I'm sorry if this inconveniences you at all and so you hat to go get more money.

There is COFFEE on the Stove! (I made it just for you guys!)

I love you! TAlk to you in a bit.

- Wolf"

Roadrash treatment home tested!

Yikes!  Here is the results if not following my newly learned road rash treatment.  It is my son's slow healing crusty knee.  I vowed to not let this happen again.  But, as he is fifteen, and not certain of my wisdom in these matters, I am not so sure that he will be thrilled with my intervention.  He prefers to take care of these things himself.  

"Riders on." Race day at Danger Bay

The weather gods shone down on the Attack of Danger Bay!  8:30 arrived with the pierce of a blow horn.  Though the forecast had called for rain, there was barely a trace of cloud and the sun was already hot.  Trial runs began and racers came down in varied groups, men, women and one child.  At fifteen, my son, Wolf was not t

Road Rash First Aid

When skin and pavement meet, you will want to be prepared to treat your child's road rash with current cleansing and dressing methods.  Here are first aid tips for the home medic.

Skateboarding for Beginners

Skateboarding is as diverse a sport as the athletes it attracts. Here's advice for beginners from a veteran skateboarding mom.
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