Action New England Skateboard Titles 1983

Location: Narragansett, Rhode Island, New England, USA

Event Information

This event took place on June 25th 1983 and was the first annual ‘Action New England Skateboard Titles’ Contest and was run by Colin Couture, Executive Director of the ESA. There was some trouble between the locals and police before the contest began, but it didn’t slow down the event, where $500 was available in prize money. Menehune winner Teddy Pan was only 6 years old.

Results (Men)

1. Mike Paugh
2. Steve O’Hara
3. Rick Ross

Results (Boys)

1. Fred Abong
2. Toby Morse

Results (Masters)

1. Art Gracey
2. Peter Pan

Results (Menehune)

1. Teddy Pan

Results (High Jump – Men)

1. Steve O’Hara
2. Mike Paugh
3. Richard Benny

Results (High Jump – Masters)

1. Art Gracey
2. Peter Pan

Results (360 Spins)

1. Steve O’Hara
2. Rob Rinkel
3. Art Gracey


Article and Results in Thrasher Magazine