Dong began skateboarding in 1975. Early skating highlights include: 1979 Capitol Lakefair Skateboard Contest, Olympia, Washington, 14 year old age group: 1st pool riding, 1st freestyle, 1st cross-country. In 2002, Dong re-entered competitive skateboarding after a 22 year absence, competing in the San Francisco Battle by the Bay. He quickly moved from the amateur ranks to professional. He has established himself as the #1 cyber slalom skateboarder in the world and as of 2005, holds a #5 world ranking overall in slalom. Dong is a member of the RoeRacing Slalom Skateboard Team.
US Patent Issued to Ford Global Technologies on Nov. 16 for "Map Pocket Close-Out as Integrated Pelvic Bolster for Vehicle Door" (Michigan Inventors)
Nov 17, 2010; ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 23 -- United States Patent no. 7,832,781, issued on Nov. 16, was assigned to Ford Global Technologies LLC...