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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American half-pipe bronze medalist Arielle Gold prefers 8 Mile by Eminem.
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.
Feb 18 - Lesley McKenna is in action in the half-pipe.
He also finished first in the half-pipe at the Burton New Zealand Open--the first major international competition this season.
Translation: all you freestylers and riders who like to huck big-air spinning tricks off the tilted U-shaped ramp that is the modern half-pipe, or "super-pipe," will have to go elsewhere.
As Shaun White rides down a half-pipe, Newton's first law predicts that he will keep moving unless acted on by an outside force, like friction.
Celebrity guests could attend a DJ school, play unreleased video games, hit the basketball court and skateboard on a half-pipe.
Youngsters who don't know the difference between a half-pipe, calf-wrap and flamingo are about to find out.
There are very few big-wave surfers, half-pipe skateboarders, or budding concert pianists in the ranks.
BMX biker Lewis Cutts can't wait to learn new stunts and tricks on a half-pipe installed in a Warwickshire village.
d) Half-pipe trick involving a 360-degree rotation while grabbing the board in the air
Among those gawking at the skateboarders tricking on the half-pipe and grooving to the Black Eyed Peas: Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Rodriguez, Nick Stahl, Mark McGrath, No Doubt's Tony Kanal and hey, an actual athlete: Tony Hawk.