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Best Ways To Learn Skateboard And How To Do Skateboard Tricks

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 Carrie Westengate (April 06, 2012)  If you want to learn to skateboard and how to do skateboard tricks, the greatest downside to skateboarding videos that are supposed to show you how to do those tricks, are they don't take into consideration that individuals are in reality unique. Even though this is the same for most aspects of life, with skateboarding tricks in particular, the videos just may not be right for you. It .. (Skateboarding)

Necessity of Wearing Skateboard Helmets

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 Steve Ball (July 13, 2011)  Skateboarding is a very independent sport that is sometimes considered an art. However, there are many dangers in skateboarding. The most dangerous and even deadly problem in skateboarding today is kids who decide not to wear a helmet. If you ask any skateboarder what their opinion on helmets are 95% of them will tell you they don’t like to wear them or they only wear them when .. (Skateboarding)

Discount Urban Skateboard Clothing

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 Whitney Segura (May 09, 2011)  To any casual observer in the world today it is quite obvious that skateboard fashion and accessories have had a really big influence on so-called street-wear. In almost every city in the planet one can see this influence especially among the younger crowd. Skateboard fashion has become extremely popular, there is no denying that which is why this style of dressing has enjoyed its .. (Skateboarding)

Can Complete Skateboards Be A Solution To Child Obesity?

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 Brian Smith (January 12, 2011)  Can complete skateboards really help a child or even an adult be healthier and more fit in life? Is there proof that skateboards can help kids, teens, and even adults stay healthy, both physically and mentally. Can teachers really make a difference by introducing complete skateboards to kids at schools? With the obesity rate of children at twenty percent and rising, do parents have a .. (Skateboarding)

Is Riding A Complete Skateboard That Dangerous?

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 Brian Smith (December 03, 2010)  Have you ever wondered how dangerous riding a complete skateboard really is? Can a child or an adult really get hurt badly, or even killed, doing skateboard tricks on skateboards? Does a skater have a future in riding a skateboard after getting serious skate injuries? These are some of the questions that will be answered in this article about the true dangers of riding skateboards and .. (Skateboarding)

Top 5 Tips in Roller Skating

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 Kim Chariz Levita (November 24, 2010)  Roller skating is an enjoyable and worthwhile activity to do during your free time especially during holidays and summer vacation. This activity needs an ability to balance. It is no advisable that this be played by people with weak heart since this is also requires cardiovascular endurance. This is also good as a means of exercise for you will really sweat as you feel your floating .. (Skateboarding)

Guide for Skateboarding

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 Will Kristopher Miles (November 16, 2010)  Skateboarding Tips & Tricks Regardless of how much expertise you have in skateboarding, we could all do with some tricks and tips to make us even better. We're going to discuss very helpful skateboarding hints which could cause you to save lots of pain. Should you hope skateboarding to be without accidents. . . . reconsider, perhaps this hobby just isn't for you. Check out the .. (Skateboarding)

Skateboarders Get Grip on Safety

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 Lynne Towle (April 26, 2010)  Skateboarders Get Grip on Safety Whether you are a professional or novice skateboarding dude, getting a grip on safety and injury prevention is simple as long as you have the right tools. With a few common skateboarding accessories and a clear head, ensuring safety when turning any kind of tricks is as simple as one, two, three. . . . For skateboarders, it's all about enjoying the .. (Skateboarding)

Ryan Sheckler - The Skateboarding Prodigy

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 Joel Owens (December 15, 2008)  Ryan Sheckler's shirtless chest is not the only thing he can boast about. The fact that famous X-Games champ Tony Hawk has high praises for him is a proof that he is not just some kid whose skateboarding dream came true by chance. Definitely, he is not only made to do it; He was born to. Even before learning to recite the alphabet, skateboarding prodigy, Ryan Sheckler has already been .. (Skateboarding)

How to Build Your Own Skateboard - A Beginner's Guide

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 John Pauls (November 09, 2008)  Buying a skateboard can be expensive, especially if you want it to be customized. There is a much less expensive alternative though that you can take pride in. It is easier than you might think to be able to build your own skateboard. This way you don't have to take what is offered out there. You can have the best of all the options for the type of skating you want to be a part of. The . (Skateboarding)

Safety First - Why Cheap Skateboards Are Not Recommended

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 John Pauls (November 09, 2008)  It isn't a good idea to buy a cheap skateboard due to safety reasons. They aren't well made and that can result in parts coming off and you ending up on the ground. You certainly want to avoid such a scenario at all costs. It is often due to the types of parts used to make the skateboard. Of course you don't want to judge any skateboard on the price alone. This is due to the fact that .. (Skateboarding)

Globe Shoes Pro - Rodney Mullen

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 Geoff Wheeler (November 09, 2008)  Rodney Mullen is one of the undisputed innovates and pioneers of the sport of skateboarding. His unique style and constant ability to pull off new, unimagined tricks has kept him in the skateboarding worlds spot light for over 35 years now!. Creating fundamental tricks such as the flat ground ollie, the kick flip, the impossible and the 360 flip, it is no wonder he is considered a .. (Skateboarding)

Miami Skateboard Shops - Find Where to Go to Buy Skateboards

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 Wendy Pan (November 05, 2008)  Miami skateboard shops offer all kinds of great skateboards and other materials that you might need for the sport. Be sure that you visit all the different ones in the area so that you can get the best prices. Shop around and see who is having a sale before you make your decision on which items you want to buy. Check for their clearance bins too to get some great buys. Be sure to visit .. (Skateboarding)

Skateboarding - Tony Hawk

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 Geoff Wheeler (November 03, 2008)  Tony Hawk is arguably the greatest and most successful skateboarder of all time. A true athlete, pioneer and business mogul , Tony Hawk is the embodiment of skateboarding success. Hawk has pushed the boundaries of skateboarding to visionary new levels. Thrilling fans for over two decades and doing what was thought impossible on a skateboard. Born in San Deigo in 1968 Tony showed some .. (Skateboarding)

Protective Gear For Safe Skateboarding

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 Camille Parker (October 21, 2008)  Skateboarding is a popular sport especially among youngsters as it is fast, entertaining, and involves ample tricks and stunts. It is not only a recreational activity, but also a means of transportation and if you are good at skateboarding, you can become a professional skateboarder too. Street skateboarding, slalom skateboarding, and vert skateboarding are some popular types of .. (Skateboarding)

Skate Shoes - DC Shoes 2008 Winter Collection

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 Geoff Wheeler (October 21, 2008)  DC has some great new skate shoes for the coming 2008 holiday season! I'm going to give a brief run down of the new series and let you in on which ones are my favorites and why. The winter collection has 11 killer new shoes to chose from. Some with a more old school look and feel to them. Super Suede seems to be the material of choice. Along with light materials, bold color .. (Skateboarding)

Helpful Snowboarding Tips

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 Naomi West (October 21, 2008)  Snowboarding is one of the more popular extreme sports and one of the trickiest ones to learn as well. It is like skiing in the fact that it is done on the snow - but instead of being able to use two poles and two different skis you are hands-free and your feet are planted on one board. It requires much more balance and skill to master. The first thing we want to talk about is how you .. (Skateboarding)

Element Skate Boards - A Brief History

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 Wendy Pan (October 17, 2008)  The Element Skate Boards company was created in 1992 by Johnny Schilereff. Coming from a troubled childhood, he aspired to develop a company that intertwined his passion for skateboarding with a positive influence on today's youth. The company was started when Johnny was given the opportunity to take over the failing company, Underworld Element, for which he was currently employed. He .. (Skateboarding)

How Safe Are Those Cheap Skateboards

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 Wendy Pan (October 10, 2008)  Although you can have fun with just about any kind of skateboard, some really cheap skateboards for sale are not as safe as other, more expensive kinds. However, you don't want to declare bankruptcy over your love of skateboarding. You don't have to get the most expensive skateboard on the market in order to get a lot of safe and reasonably comfortable fun out of it. Not All Boards Are . (Skateboarding)

Skateboarding - Back From the Sixties With a Vengeance

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 Lana Hawkins (August 17, 2008)  In the decade of the 1960s skateboarding was known as sidewalk surfing. The sport was akin to surfing and the surf mentality. It went underground during the 1970s and 1980s but came back with a vengeance in the 1990s. The counterculture sport has spun off sportswear and fashion that has become its own industry. Every school around the country has a clique that uses the skateboard as the . (Skateboarding)

Basic Skateboard Tricks

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 Katie Appleby (August 01, 2008)  A skateboard trick basically requires lots of practice to get a hold of the right technique. The skateboard must be snapped down as you make the front foot slide down and jump, but ones you attain mastery over it you can learn other common skateboard tricks easily. One needs to buy good skate shoes, as skating with regular shoes will be harder and even dangerous. The large flat bottoms . (Skateboarding)

Skateboarding The Most Extreme Sport

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 Josh Brennon (July 31, 2008)  There is nothing that is more extreme then the sport of skateboarding. Skateboarding started out by simply nailing rolling skate wheels to a plank of wood and has since evolved into a worldwide phenomenon and recognized extreme sport. Skateboarding has gone through a lot to get to the point it is at now but that discussion is for a different article. Here I want to talk about why .. (Skateboarding)

Two Best Skateboard Tricks

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 Pauline Stradlen (July 24, 2008)  If you follow my tips below you will learn the two best skateboard tricks that any new skater can learn, they are easy, fun, and your friends will be amazed. The most important trick that any new skater can learn is the ollie. This trick is a fundamental part of almost every other more advanced trick, and here I am going to show you exactly how to do it. Stand on your board with your .. (Skateboarding)

8 Skateboarding Safety Tips

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 Dean Pugliese (July 19, 2008)  If you were to ask me for a few skateboarding safety tips I would say. . . 1. Skate within your level. This means that you should know your limits. If you don't know how to drop in yet, don't try to skate the half pipe. If you can't ollie well, then don't try to skate stairs. Skating within your own skill level is the best tip for safety. 2. Gradually advance. This goes along with the . (Skateboarding)

How to Do Skateboarding Tricks 5 Skateboarding Mistakes That You Should Be Aware Of

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 Hans Rodriguez (July 17, 2008)  Before you start learning about the skateboarding tricks, it is very important for you to learn the 5 common mistakes that most skateboarders do. Once you learn about the mistakes, it would be better for you because you won`t have to be worry of making them too. 1. Not Popping Hard Enough - A lot of skaters do not pop hard enough and this is why they are not really conscious of their .. (Skateboarding)

Skateboard Decks History and Construction

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 Anne Clarke (July 11, 2008)  Shown in movies and commercials or seen on the side of roads and at skateparks, skateboarding is a relatively new sport, which has found its way into mainstream American culture. It was once difficult to find or create areas in which to skate, but now cities are full of designated skate areas in order to accommodate skateboarders. Despite the vast amount of skaters and skateboard .. (Skateboarding)

Skateboard Wheels and Other Skateboard Parts

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 Anne Clarke (July 11, 2008)  Considered both a sport and a mode of transportation, skateboarding has found its way into mainstream culture and can be seen not only on the streets and in neighborhoods, but also on TV, in movies and in advertisements across the nation. The origins of skateboarding are tricky, at best. Some consider it erupted out of an accidental phenomenon-that is, when kids on soap-boxes in the .. (Skateboarding)

Skateboarding For Total Beginners

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 Arturs Rubins (July 05, 2008)  Are you rookie in skateboarding!? Want to start but don't know what to do first!? Then you are in the right place! Skateboarding for beginners will help you to learn the most important basics about skateboarding. Skateboarding is one great thing, because you can express yourself in many ways. You can create a new style - YOUR style, you can get many friends and it's healthy to have an .. (Skateboarding)

Tony Hawk Vert Skateboarding Superstar

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 Louie Baur (July 02, 2008)  When Tony Hawk first started out in skateboarding there were only 2 different styles of skateboarding. One was vert skateboarding which consisted of skating in pools and ramps and the other was freestyle which was flatland skateboarding. Freestyle Skateboarding is responsible for the modern day street skateboarding you see in all the youtube videos where you have people hurling .. (Skateboarding)

The Hardest Skateboard Wheels

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 Ilse Hagen (June 30, 2008)  Skateboard wheels are attached as a pair at the bottom of a skateboard, held and mounted in place by specialized axles known as trucks. They are normally made from polyurethane, a very hard type of rubber, and range in size between 48 to 100 millimeters. Besides size, skateboard wheels also differ in hardness, as measured by a durometer A scale. The softest ones are at about 75a, while .. (Skateboarding)

Skateboarding Trick Tips 3 Basics You Must Have

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 Mark A. Kaye (June 30, 2008)  Skateboarding has become one of the most popular pastimes in America. When I was growing up the skateboarding craze was slowly overtaking BMX for the top spot in the world of extreme sports. Because skateboarding can be done anywhere and for significant less money it has become the standard alternative sport of choice. But just like any other sport, skateboarding is a skill and requires . (Skateboarding)

Danny Way

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 Geoff Wheeler (June 23, 2008)  Skateboarding protegee and pioneer Danny Way began ripping it up at Del Mar skatepark at the age of 6 and has never slowed down. He has always been in the forefront of the skateboarding scene and holds many world records and was even given the prestigious title of “Skater of the Year" by thrasher magazine. At age 11 Danny won his 1st competition and was picked up by Vision .. (Skateboarding)

The Potential of Buying Blank Skateboards in Bulk

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 Jeffrey De Lara (June 16, 2008)  Introduction Talking about the purchase or sale of blank skateboards in bulk is a little bit like trying to sell a particular idea to a person that disagrees. While the person might be attentive to what you have to say, chances are they are wondering when to leave the room. This is not due to a lack of interest, but rather has a lot more to do with the person just not being able to .. (Skateboarding)

Caster Boards Make For Great Exercise

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 Jay Brandley (June 02, 2008)  Caster boards are the newest type of skateboard mutation to hit the streets as well as the skating scene. Caster boards combine the motions and design of skateboarding, surfing, and snowboarding to create the ultimate skating experience on concrete and pavement. The task of learning to ride a caster board may seem very daunting, but with practice and time, you will get the hang of it .. (Skateboarding)

Modern Skateboarding

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 J Blu (April 28, 2008)  Skateboarding has been a popular sport for the past 3 decades, and is quite modern. In fact, skateboarding has been around since 1980, which happens to be the year in which the first modern skateboard was made. Since then, both young and the not so young enjoy carving the streets and experiencing the adrenaline rush of free riding, trick skating, and the like. Skateboarding is deeply .. (Skateboarding)

Skateboarding Logos

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 David Romero (February 01, 2008)  Skateboarding logos are used on skateboards for many different reasons. Just relax and take your time to read this article, I am sure it will help you. Skateboarding logos are graphic designs that are placed on skateboards. Nowadays, skateboards come in many different colors, shapes and sizes. These logos play an important part in the the overall look of the skateboard. Usually, logos .. (Skateboarding)

Element in the Air - Element Skateboard Decks

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 Chris Dreyer (December 12, 2007)  Skateboarding: How did it come to be? It actually came in existence in the 1950s when a group of surfers wanted to recreate the feeling of surfing a wave by surfing on land. They took flat wooden planks and attached roller-skate wheels underneath and went “Sidewalk Surfing". Between the 1950s through the 1980s, skateboarding had faded into the shadows but the lifestyle was brought . (Skateboarding)

Proper Skateboard Assembly

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 Chris Angelo (September 02, 2007)  How can you learn proper skateboard assembly? If you are a skater, at some point or another you will need to know how to assemble your skateboard either because you want to customize your skateboard or because you want to set your own specs for better skateboarding. Before you can begin the assembly of a skateboard you need to have the proper tools. These will include: Screwdriver or . (Skateboarding)

Learning Tricks As A Beginning Skateboarder

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 Jay Schmoker (July 30, 2007)  So you want to learn skateboard tricks? Well, there is a lot more to it that simply wearing the clothes and trying to look like a skater. Yes, it's also fun to just skate around the neighborhood, but we all know that skateboarding is about doing some cool tricks. There are all kinds of tricks that can be done on a skateboard; some probably haven't even been invented yet. Some tricks .. (Skateboarding)




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