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half-pipe

a structure with a U-shaped cross-section, used in performing stunts in skateboarding, snowboarding, rollerblading, etc.
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She explained: She said: "I've changed my discipline this season as I wasn't doing so well at half pipe.
Because of the economy and the amount of snow it takes to make the half pipe, he said, Wachusett Mountain Associates, which operates the ski area, will probably opt not to have one this year.
Mr Marsden said: "There is no way that the new owners are going to keep the half pipe as the rock climbing centre would not have taken over the whole building if they were not planning to expand.
5 m (5 ft) above the half pipe rim, Hawk has less than 2 seconds to complete two-and-one-half full flips.
The general admission ticket price is $25 and includes unlimited use of rides, four game booth tickets, access to view Vans Half Pipe, plus a meal coupon for Pacific Park's Food Plaza.
With Jon Comer, professional skateboarder and below knee amputee, as one of the judges the skateboarders took on the U-shaped half pipe to demonstrate their prowess.
Snowboarder Ben Kilner took gold in the men's half pipe while Finlay Bremner landed top gongs in the youth half pipe and slopestyle.
It features a half pipe, which is two quarter pipes put together, making a half-tunnel effect.
Nubs has also added another "just for kids" beginner's trail, and another Pipe Dragon grooming machine to keep their half pipe in prime condition for boarders.
The event will feature some of the nation's top skateboarders and BMX riders, giving live demonstrations between races on a custom-built half pipe in the racetrack infield.
Edinburgh's Murray Buchan confirmed his position as the best young freestyle skier in the UK with gold in the Slopestyle and Half Pipe before finishing second in the Skiercross race and the Big Air Jumps.
NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- For millions of in-line skating fans who have always wanted to "Melvin" off a half pipe or merely don a pair of skates for the first time, "Blade Jam" will offer a variety of in-line experiences for everyone.