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"Skate with the Pros" skateboard comp. in Paradise Hills

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Professional and amateur skateboarders showed off their skills Saturday at a skateboard competition in Paradise Hills which featured music, games and food.

The "Skate With The Pros" skateboard competition and demonstration was held at the Charles L. Lewis III Memorial Skate Park in the 6600 block of Potomac Street, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to San Diego Police Officer Chad Crenshaw.

The free event was sponsored by the city's Park and Recreation and police departments along with Off The Street Productions, with the purpose of teaching kids about safety and healthy recreational activities, Crenshaw said.

The event featured professional skateboarders, John Pope, Kien Lieu, Jay Adams and Tony Magnusson performing the tricks that made them famous, Crenshaw said.

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