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    Skateboarding History

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    Since its conception and development, skateboarding has been a controversial public activity. This negative reputation dates back to the origins of skateboarding and to fully understand the issue we must understand the history of skateboarding. In the 1950’s, many different surfers had the idea to put roller skate wheels on 2x4 wooden planks and “surf” the streets when they couldn't actually surf in the ocean during periods of low tide. This was the public's first impression of what would eventually

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    Evolution of Skateboarding Skateboarding has been around since 1944. Initially, created as a crate with wheels and a bar used as a handle bar, the idea was slowly being more refined. Woman’s Army Corps Betty Magnuson, reported seeing French children riding on wooden boards with rollerblade wheels attached to them which would imply that the idea has been played around with but never capitalized upon. From crate boxes with handle bars, to popsicle shaped boards with specialty made wheels backed with

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    Skateboarding Philosophy

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    What is the main objective of this experience for the 4 guys? The main objective for these guys is to go on a trip to do skateboard with persons that share the same passion. They also want to learn different skateboarding style from friends who come from different cities and improve their skills. Which locations impressed you the most and why? The locations that impressed me the most is the ones with the waterslides and the sort of garage. At the waterslides location, they had nothing to do tricks

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    this recognized. This is because skateboarding was completely different both the culture and the tricks. How has skateboarding progressed over time? Skateboarding has many styles that may have contributed to this as well as the culture that was created around the sport. Even the simple fact that people could make money skateboarding helped. Skateboarders got better over the years because the sport got more popular and competitive. A big reason why skateboarding became the way it is is by becoming

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    Name: Skateboarding is a rough sport.You will get hurt. But in my opinion it is one of the best hobbies to get into.Yeah you will struggle on some tricks, but when you land a trick that you have been trying for days, even months will give you one of the best feelings ever. Skateboarding is the best sport, and community.It doesn't matter what race, or gender you are in skateboarding because no one really cares.This shows that it doesn’t matter

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    Skateboarding is Illegal This may come off as shock. Skateboarding is illegal in certain states. There is nothing wrong with riding on a piece of wood with wheels. In the skateboarding community, most see it as an art, lifestyle, and a passion. But what about outside of the community. What do the people of this world normally think when they see a skateboarder? Most of the time people see it as destruction of property, punk kids, and dropouts, but have you ever seen it from a skateboarder's

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    Skateboarding has always been an option of being a good hobby for anybody no matter what age or height because in reality it depends on how well you want to succeed with skateboarding either by being the best in the whole state or just being a good role model to kids and not dealing with drugs and all sorts plus you will still be in the streets but for a good/better ”The money for the skate park, then considered state-of-the-art, came from a donation from credit card giant MBNA, and for years, local

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    Skateboarding History

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    The History Of Skateboarding By: Alex Hopkins Surfers in California stared skateboarding in the 1950’s when surfers didn't have the waves they wanted. So they decided to surf on concrete. They took roller skates and slapped them on to a 2x4.the surfers rode on side walks and all over the place. People were amazed to see local surfers on these new things. In the 1960’s skateboarding was the big thing. The sports popularity was at it highest. Skateboard companies had competition with

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    Skateboarding has rich history of innovation and is full of intriguing stories. Many of these stories are documented in this book in great detail. However, this essay will provide you with an overview of the last nine decades. The first type of skateboards were actually more like scooters. These contraptions, which date back to the early 1900's featured roller skate wheels attached to a two by four. Often the wood had a milk crate nailed to it with handles sticking out for control. Over the next

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    Skateboarding is really easy to do when you come to think about, all it really is balancing on a board with wheels and finding your dominant foot and leg to push yourself with. The first step to conquering the board is to get over come your fear of riding. This has to be one of the most important steps because if you don’t get over your fear you will most definitely fall on your butt or even worst your... face! Now do you really want to fall on your face or butt? Yea that what I thought. But the

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