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Stay classy, Tampa Pro

One of the oldest skateboard contests, the Tampa Pro hasn't changed a thing.

Updated: June 21, 2010, 12:04 PM ET
By Adam Salo | ESPN Action Sports

Tampa Pro 2009 Gallery

A look back at the action from the 2009 Tampa Pro. Gallery ».

Tampa. Mmm ... drink it in -- it always goes down smooth. Discovered by the Calusa Indians long before the buccaneers stepped foot, they named it Tampa, which, in Calusa means "strippers and alligators."

That's not correct. I don't actually know what it means. Scholars maintain the translation was lost centuries ago. [Ed.: It's actually Calusa for "Sticks ...

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