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Longboarder balances safety, thrill to master art of speed

Longboarder balances safety, thrill to master art of speed

By Walker McCrae, West Linn HS, West Linn, Ore.

April 10, 2014

You can hear Jeff Lofurno, junior, long before you can see him. And when you do see him, it’s not for very long. Lofurno flies past on his longboard at speeds of at least 30 miles per hour, weaving around cars and people, with the grind of wheels on asphalt fading in the distance. Lofurno didn’t...