Dalton Beeson grabs some air time prior to the start of this year's Open Soar skate competition.
"Skate, ride, fall, repeat..."
For many of the younger people in the Mountain Home community, it's not just a mantra. It's a way of life -- a personal desire to overcome the seemingly impossible.
In the end, they hope to soar.
Andy Slover demonstrates an ollie in which people propel themselves -- and their board -- upward without the use of a ramp.
That chance returned Saturday as 25 amateur skateboard enthusiasts from Mountain Home and surrounding communities packed into Richard Aguirre Park for a chance to test their mettle during a yearly competition. Celebrating is third year here, the Open Soar skate competition also gave these teens a chance to claim some bragging rights.
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