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August 4, 2005

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Monthly Madness

Answer these questions for a chance to win a summer ice cream treat:

1. The name of the Jewish month that begins this Saturday is:

a. Av

b. Tammuz

c. Java

2. What special Jewish day occurs in this month?

a. Purim

b. Israel Independence Day

c. The fast of Tisha B'Av.

3. What is a meaning for this month in Hebrew?

a. Juice

b. Father

c. Computer program

X-CITING!

The X Games will take place, beginning Aug. 4, this summer in Los Angeles. Events will take place in Los Angeles, Carson, Long Beach and Huntington Beach.

You can see some of your favorite X athletes, like Bucky Lasek, Brian Deegan and Travis Pastrana.

The words below rhyme with the actual sports that will be included in the X Games. X-plore these and discover the correct words:

PLATE HOARDING __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

NERFING __ __ __ __ __ __ __

BLUNT MIKE __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

GRUNT BOATER MICHAEL __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

BAKE SORTING __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

Wakeboarding is a combination of surfing and water skiing. Riders are towed behind a boat while spinning, flipping and twisting off the boat's wake -- in addition to using water obstacles -- to try to score points.

The Youngest X Games Gold Medalist

His name is Ryan Sheckler. He was born in San Clemente, California, and he won his first gold medal when he was 13! He will turn 15 this year.

 

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