Missing safety pads

Dear Editor:Regarding the front page photo on the Aug. 5 edition of The Downey Patriot: the skateboarder in question was pictured doing an aerial trick without benefit of pads, gloves and helmet. What kind of message does this send to younger novice skateboarders? -- Tony Tinajero, Downey

********** Published: August 19, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 18