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Going to extremes

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The kids skating, biking, and scootering during Saturday’s Second Annual Soldotna Bike and Skate Challenge were stereotypical, to a point: shaggy hair, piercings, tight jeans, tattoos.

But while these aesthetic choices are often associated with troublemakers, ne’er-do-wells, and good-for-nothings, that correlation — at least in the case of Soldotna’s burgeoning extreme sports community — could not be farther from the truth.

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