half-pipe


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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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Located within The Waterline Club, which is the shared amenities space designed by the Rockwell Group with over 100,000 s/f of sports, leisure and lifestyle offerings, the half-pipe skate park is nearly 42 feet long and four feet high.
American half-pipe bronze medalist Arielle Gold prefers 8 Mile by Eminem.
The event that Taylor competes in will make its Winter Olympics debut next year, and is sure to be one of the most entertaining events for spectators to watch as it features skiers attempting to pull off an outrageous repertoire of acrobatic tricks and flips as they build up speed in the half-pipe.
The campaign features video footage of the duo performing half-pipe inline skating moves and the Yasutoko Brothers will also be on Twitter for the brand, in addition, GXYB goods will be given as gifts--such as the same inline skates that the Yasutoko Brothers wear and T-shirts made in collaboration with Gatsby and shown on the video.
SLAVE TO THE GRIND: A skateboarder shows off his skills SOUND CITY: Crowds gather to watch one of the live bands HANG TIME: A BMX rider grabs some air on the half-pipe during the 2011 Hub festival Pictures: JAMES MALONEY
A skater grabs some air on the half-pipe during the 2011 Hub Festival in Otterspool Pictures: JAMES MALONEY/ jm210511hub-1, and, inset, jm210511hub-5
The broad work scope includes, replacement of wooden fenders by steel half-pipe fenders, steel renewal totaling around 10 km of welding), coating of external hull including floaters and columns, overhaul of electric motors in the crane, replacement of hydraulic pipes, repair of ballast & cooling water pipes and bearings in the 4000-tonne crane block.
A blast from the past located in Jacksonville, FL, most of the original concrete is still there: The snake run, half-pipe, large dish bowl with the recognizable six-foot vert extension, the J bowl, and the reconstructed kidney pool.
They might be skateboarding, using the high cement sides like a half-pipe, or walking inside the dark tunnels, holding hands while crossing under a street towards the light of another opening.
Feb 17 - Ben Kilner goes for glory in the snowboard half-pipe.
The snowboarding phenom struck gold in the men's half-pipe event at the 2006 Winter Olympics.