Murrieta memory care community hosts pro skateboarder for a skating demonstration

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The Skate Kids use a customized trailer to transport all of their gear to Vineyard Place in Murrieta for a demonstration, Monday, Oct. 12. Valley News/Emily Schwank photo
Emily Schwank Intern Vineyard Place, an Anthem Memory Care community in Murrieta, hosted professional skateboarder Kurtis Colamonico and three of his Skate Kids students in a demonstration for older adults Monday, Oct. 12. Skate Kids, an organization that teaches skateboarding to youth while promoting a positive environment, was created following Colamonico’s competitive career. “We are so happy to be here,” Colamonico, who is also a skate coach, said. “Our main goal is just to teach kids to never give up, follow their dreams and to set small goals in order to get to those dreams. I’m a professional skateboarder myself. I’ve traveled the world skateboarding, and my goal is just to give it back to as many kids as possible in order for them to have as much fun as they
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