Extreme Business

Op's King of Skate Joined Unlikely Bedfellows

By JENNIFER BELLANTONIO

Tom Crane, a partner at Costa Mesa-based law firm Rutan & Tucker LLC, tensed up as he watched professional skateboarder Mike Vallely get pulled by a chord behind a motorcycle at 40 mph, launch off a ramp some 20 feet into the air and soar over two school buses and a live punk band playing below...

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