Skateboarding

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Is Skateboarding A Sport?

There are some activities that, for one reason or another, create intense debate between its supporters and detractors. Skateboarding, in particular, is one activity that inspires such debate. The opponents of skateboarding often label it as a problem or a nuisance – definitely not a sport – while even some skaters reject the idea of …

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5 Best Skate Parks In Texas

Skate parks are becoming more mainstream, and the parks are turning what is called “extreme” sports into a legitimate sports challenge.  These parks are used by skate boarders, BMX riders, self propelled scooters and inline skaters. Texas has also become part of the craze and has a lot of nice parks for the adventurous. Whether …

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How To Carry A Skateboard (On A Bike, Motorcycle, Public Transport and More)

In a perfect world, your skateboard would always be under your feet. But this world ain’t perfect and there are a lot of times you’ll end up carrying your board, whether you like it or not. When it comes to carrying a skateboard, it’s really just about keeping your board, yourself, and others safe. Sometimes, …

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What You Should Know About Carbon Fiber Skateboards

Carbon fiber is an insanely strong material that weighs less than traditional materials of the same strength. Skate decks that incorporate carbon fiber are stronger than traditional wooden decks, both in their abilities to support weight and their abilities to withstand bending without breaking. Makers of carbon fiber composite skate decks sometimes bill their decks …

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Longboard Skateboard FAQs

Longboarding is a Zen form of skateboarding that is less about performing tricks and more about cruising and transportation. If you’re just getting into longboarding, or simply harbor some curiosity about the sport, you probably have some questions. Here, we try to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about longboarding to help you …

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Everything You Need To Know About Longboards for Beginners (2022)

Longboards are similar to skateboards in the way they respond to movement and the actions skaters use to make them go, turn, and stop. Like skateboards, longboards require some coordination and a fair amount of balance to ride. However, the larger a skateboard is (the bigger its base), the easier it is to balance on. …

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