Skateboarding

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Skateboarding is a very popular worldwide action sport that involves riding and performing tricks on a skateboard. Believe it or not the skateboarding industry is a 4.6-billion-dollar industry and there is thought to be over 11 million active skateboarders.
There are two unique types of skateboards. There is a longboard and short plank. Longboards are very different then brief boards because longboards are like the title very long and also have large wheels which allows for cruising at greater speeds. On the other hand, short boards have more of a concave for soda and are smaller and are more ideal for suggestions instead of just riding.
It’s been said that skateboarding was made in California but nobody really knows. The first manufactured skateboard was ordered by a Los, Angeles surf store intended to help surfers use their surfing maneuvers on land. They utilized boards shaped like surfboards and carved round the roads and local pools that were empty. The old school boards were a square wooden board with wheels on it. In the 1970’s skateboarding blew there were more companies that were manufacturing boards and it was becoming very popular. wildlife capture services were riding empty pools like they were surfing a wave which created a revolution in skateboarding. Within this time there were a lot of competitions in the California and Florida regions which most of the time the rewards were money and sponsorships by companies. In addition, the technology for making boards was better so instead of wooden silhouette boards with simple designs the boards were becoming more sophisticated. In the sense of these planks were being made with more concave which helps for jumping and grinding rails. The place that skateboarders usually skate vert is in a skate park which is a park designed for skateboarding that has ramps, rails, and other obstacles which skateboarders will be able to hit on a skateboard. The most famous vert skateboarder which everybody in the world knows about this guy is Tony Hawk. He’s famous for getting gigantic air on huge vert ramps and also he’s the first skateboarder to successfully land a 900 twist on a vert ramp. On the other hand, street skating is much different then vert whereas instead of skateboarding in a skate park skaters use the road as their park.
For example, skaters would try to ollie (jumping on a skateboard) over stairs and try to grind handrails that are going down the stairs. As a skater as soon as you have this mindset of what you can hit you’ll never lose that thinking. When street skating one does not need to hit stairs but could hit ledges which are everywhere or wall ride a random wall. There’s a lot of controversy over this because plenty of skateboarders get arrested or called the cops on since business or people think skateboarders are destroying their property. Which in most cases isn’t true but I could see why they don’t want skateboarders doing it because grinding down a handrail does leave scratches on the railing. That is why skateboarders have such a bad stereotype of being destructive savages.

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