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Skateboarding meets marathoning in NY

Originally Published: August 1, 2011
By Ken Derry | Special to Page 2

NEW YORK -- A man known as "The Wiggler" stepped on his skateboard in pursuit of a world record and a $15,000 payday on Saturday. All that stood between him and glory were 26.2 miles and approximately 150 competitors.

Such were the stakes on Governors Island, site of the first leg of the four-city Adrenalina Skateboard Marathon longboard tour, which also includes stops in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Plano, Texas; and Hallandale Beach, Fla. The Governors Island course featured ...

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