Skateboards, football and circus tricks

Posted Aug. 16, 2013, at 12:17 p.m.
Zach Lufkin, 16, of Holden skates on the half-pipe at the Bangor Skateboard Park Thursday. Zach said that every skateboarder would welcome the park ramps to be redone and moved to a better location. He thought he park in Ellsworth is a liittle better as materials used in the construction are higher quality and there are more options for skaters.
Zach Lufkin, 16, of Holden skates on the half-pipe at the Bangor Skateboard Park Thursday. Zach said that every skateboarder would welcome the park ramps to be redone and moved to a better location. He thought he park in Ellsworth is a liittle better as materials used in the construction are higher quality and there are more options for skaters. Buy Photo
Brothers Sean, 9, (left) and Aiden Marston, 8, look for sea creatures at low tide on Hendricks Head Beach in Southport Thursday. The beach is private, but the town may soon acquire it to preserve public access.
Brothers Sean, 9, (left) and Aiden Marston, 8, look for sea creatures at low tide on Hendricks Head Beach in Southport Thursday. The beach is private, but the town may soon acquire it to preserve public access. Buy Photo
Veterans SPC Michael Downer, SPC Tyler Blakney and SPC Clay Landry (left to right) get ready to run drills with the University of Maine Black Bears at football practice on Thursday. The three Army National Guard soldiers recently returned from deployment in Afghanistan with the 488th Military Police Company.
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Veterans SPC Michael Downer, SPC Tyler Blakney and SPC Clay Landry (left to right) get ready to run drills with the University of Maine Black Bears at football practice on Thursday. The three Army National Guard soldiers recently returned from deployment in Afghanistan with the 488th Military Police Company.
Kia-Melinda Eastman, a member of New Hampshire-based FAQ Circus, performs an aerial rope routine in front of the Circus Conservatory of America's new home on Thompson's Point in Portland on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.
Kia-Melinda Eastman, a member of New Hampshire-based FAQ Circus, performs an aerial rope routine in front of the Circus Conservatory of America's new home on Thompson's Point in Portland on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. Buy Photo
Maine District 3's Kyle Stevenson jumps off second base to make the catch as the U.S. West's Sanyo Lo slides safely to second base during a Senior League World Series game at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor Thursday. Lo was safe on the play.
Maine District 3's Kyle Stevenson jumps off second base to make the catch as the U.S. West's Sanyo Lo slides safely to second base during a Senior League World Series game at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor Thursday. Lo was safe on the play. Buy Photo

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