NEW BRAUNFELS, TEX. - Downey resident Oscar Loreto earned second place in a skateboarding competition at the Extremity Games, an extreme sports competition for athletes living with limb loss, held June 19 at the Courtyard by Marriott River Village in New Braunfels, Tex.Loreto jumped off a funbox ramp to snag second place in the street-style skateboard competition. First place went to Stephen Shope, who grinded every rail on the course "with flare" to win the event. The Extremity Games is organized by the Athletes with Disabilities Network and funded by dozens of sponsors and partners.
********** Published: June 24, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 10