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skateboard

a narrow board mounted on roller-skate wheels, usually ridden while standing up
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In a major boost for the sports Olympic progress, peak bodies from Australian sport and skateboarding have come together to form the Skateboard 2020 Commission which will provide a consolidated high performance plan ahead of the Tokyo Games.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global skateboarding equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 2.
But the sport that I really enjoyed the most was skateboarding - which I practiced every day after school and on weekends when I didn't have football or ice hockey practice.
Kids who fell in love with finger skateboarding got to have their own finger skateboards; and get this, they got to design them too at the Paint it Cool station
The outreach introduced young Tunisians to American culture and emphasized the ideals of self-expression and hard work through skateboarding and street art.
So much so, in fact, that the city of Eugene sponsors an after-school, drop-in skateboarding program every Wednesday in which children as young as 5 years old strap on their helmets, grab their trick boards and head onto the big floor to practice their ollies, kickflips and pop shove-its.
Skateboarding is something I love wholeheartedly so inevitably whenever the opportunity to get involved in any aspect of it arose I was always keen.
Paul Roberts was 17 and at the time it looked as though skateboarding could become as much a sporting career as soccer - still out there are you, Paul?
NEWS FACT: Skateboarding bans are being considered in many U.
Since 2003, he has competed against skateboarding legends like Tony Hawk in the Summer X-Games, an annual action-sports competition.
Michael Yorgason makes the point that, with limited or no protective equipment, skateboarders experience fewer injuries on average than basketball players, but goes on to make the point that most skateboarding accidents could be prevented if helmets and pads were worn.