By LESLIE COLLINS
September 12, 2013
“We came with a message and we came to represent our sport,” the announcer said as students gathered around the half-pipe.
Music blared at the Northeast High School football field as the extreme sports athletes flipped and twisted in the air, making their tricks look effortless. These were renowned professional athletes and included Jimmy Walker (BMX), Trevor Meyer (BMX), Mykel Larrin (BMX), Eito Yasutoko (inline skater) and Paul Luc Ronchetti (skateboarder). They’ve competed in the X Games and countless competitions and taken home gold medals.
On Sept. 10,