Middle-aged skateboarders defy family skeptics, and a few falls
Folks in their 50s are shredding old-school, even pulling rad moves, as a growing number of grayhairs take up skateboards.
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Eddie "El Gato" Elguera, 51, of Palm Desert, carves the tile while roller skater Duke Rennie airs over him in the bowl at the Cove in Santa Monica. Elguera is a two-time world champion skateboarder and senior pastor of the Rock Church of Coachella Valley.