Bomb a hill, go to jail?
New L.A. city Councilman Joe Buscaino is proposing to outlaw high-speed skateboarding down steep hills following the tragic deaths of a couple teen skaters in his Harbor-area district.
But perhaps the most controversial aspect of his proposal:
Original Z-Boy Nathan Pratt, then and now. Click on image for entire slideshow. Photograph by Shannon Cottrell.
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