Skateboarding http://kplu.org en Milton ditches bike helmet law, says rules created liability http://kplu.org/post/milton-ditches-bike-helmet-law-says-rules-created-liability <p>No helmet laws, no liability &mdash; at least that&rsquo;s the way the city of Milton sees it.</p><p>For insurance reasons, the Milton City Council last week repealed the section of city code, in place since 1997, that mandated people riding bicycles, skateboards, scooters and roller skates in public places wear helmets.</p><blockquote><p>&quot;We want to stress personal responsibility and expect people to use the skate park at their own risk,&quot; says City Administrator Subir Mukerjee.&nbsp;</p></blockquote><p> Thu, 31 May 2012 18:00:44 +0000 Evan Hoover 5134 at http://kplu.org Milton ditches bike helmet law, says rules created liability Pro skateboarding comes to KeyArena this weekend http://kplu.org/post/pro-skateboarding-comes-keyarena-weekend <p>This weekend some of the world&rsquo;s best skateboarders are competing at Key Arena for nearly half a million dollars in the Street League Skateboarding Pro Tour.&nbsp;</p><p>Competitors at the event will be judged on the style, difficulty and originality of their tricks and stunts.&nbsp; The organizer is Rob Dyrdek, a former pro-skateboarder, who says he&rsquo;ll also be giving $75,000 and materials from this weekend&rsquo;s competition to Roxhill Park in West Seattle.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 07 May 2011 09:11:59 +0000 Erik Neumann 1552 at http://kplu.org Pro skateboarding comes to KeyArena this weekend