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Fri, 05 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Every year around this time one of the largest skating events out there takes place, the X Games. People travel from all around the world to see the X Games and to grab some great skate boarding pictures as well as some great pictures of just about every extreme sport out there. Called the X Games for short, the series of events are actually built to highlight all extreme sports and are a great place to see some thrilling, crazy, and sometimes maybe even a bit foolish tricks on just about every surface you can think of.
Fri, 22 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400For those who love skateboarding, there are some great places to buy skateboards, but in order to get a good, high quality skateboard, knowledge of the basics are essential. Once the consumer knows what to look for and how they work, then they can start browsing the various sites for the most perfect board to fit their styles and techniques. Let's start with the basics.
Fri, 30 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400Ice skating is common in many countries throughout the world. It is done in manmade ice rings although cold countries like Canada and Sweden keep their tradition alive by skating on frozen lakes and rivers. It was around for several thousands of years according to archeological findings.
Wed, 24 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400Generally the skating takes place in a cold arena. Prior to skating, it's not really wise to just throw your leg over a barrier and start stretching. Stretching in a cold environment can lead to muscle tears, so start with some bend and work up to stretching. Go skiing on one of the city's slopes glide around one of Stockholm's ice-skating rinks. Its easy to look for the billigste hoteller i Stockholm.
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500A skate park is nothing neither more nor less than an athletic facility specifically for skateboarders, in-line skaters, and freestyle BMX riders. There are at least 533 in the US. California, with sixty-eight, has more than any other state; Colorado comes in as second with twenty-six, and Florida with twenty-five. So what does a skatepark offer? Most importantly, it offers a place for skateboarders to meet, perform their skills, and relax in a safe environment.
Mon, 18 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500A new popular activity and sport is aggressive inline skating. Also referred to as "rolling" or "blading", these terms refer to a specialized form of inline skating. Aggressive inline skating is often associated with skateboarding and "extreme" sports and aggressive inline skaters often perform dangerous stunts and tricks and hard to do maneuvers. This type of skating is certainly not for the faint of heart and for many, it takes years and years of practice to perfect their skills and tricks.
Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Talking 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 relate to what you say. This is natural in the case of blank skateboards in bulk because people don't really understand what that particular thing can do for them. Believe it or not, however there are many uses for blank skateboards in bulk for many different people. Three such groups of people are discussed below.
Thu, 05 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500The most important thing about riding your Ripstik is having fun. If you did not have fun on your board you would not tell your friends about it and the Ripstik would go out of business. The second most important thing about riding is safety. The only thing riding safe does for you on the Ripstik is keeps you riding. If you were to fall off your ripstik and hit your head without a helmet the damage could be so great that you may not be able to ride for a long time.
Mon, 02 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Even if you dont become the next Tony Hawk, a multi-millionaire with video games featuring you as the main character, you can learn how to skateboard like a pro. It is not impossible as long as you have a clear understanding of what you are getting into, and how long it could take.
Wed, 31 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500The Ripstik is the board with the crazy style of riding. Your feet do not have to touch the ground to move; you can ride very fast, but stay balanced when riding very slow. You can turn on a dime or carve down a hill like you are on the slopes. You can ride them up hill with ease; ride them on sidewalks or in a garage. Find out what made it one of the most popular toys of 2008.
Mon, 15 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500Ryan Shecklers 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.
Fri, 05 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500Not every kid out there finds the skateboard or rollerblades to be the most fun for them to ride. Although the popularity of the two sports are growing tremendously and are extremely fun within their own right, this article is about the other types of extremely fun boards out there. The extreme sport era is here and it is here to stay, so many other toys are being created to fulfill the urge to live extreme.
Tue, 02 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500Have you seen those crazy two wheeled skateboards on the street or in your neighborhood? Those are called Ripstick and although they look hard to ride they are actually not. The ripstick is one of the most popular and exciting toys out there. Check out exactly what they are here.
Tue, 08 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400Electric skateboards are a sweet way to get around and have fun. However, people often say, why not get some exercise and just kick yourself around without using an electric motor? Electric skateboards may seem like a "lazy" way to transport yourself when compared to a calorie burning non-electric skateboard, but for those that want to get to their destination faster, or have some help going up those long hills, an electric skateboard is a great choice.
Thu, 13 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400Skateboarding may be a hobby, a sport, or a mere interest. The most common things among skateboarders are the skateboards and the styles and tricks in using it. Skateboarding is not even considered a sport as there is no governing regulation on how to use the gadget except what is common, which is to push the board by one foot while the other foot rests on the board. While the wheels propel, the skateboarder can put its feet inside the board.
Thu, 13 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400If you are interested in skateboarding, you might want to prepare yourself first. Before trying this sport out, you need to find a skateboard that speaks out your personality. There are several skateboard brands in the market, which provide the coolest and the most attractive designs and themes.
Thu, 04 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400If you've been learning the basics of skateboarding, you've probably already learned how to stand on the board, what gear you need, etc. Now comes the fun part, learning some sweet skateboard trick tips. Before you can move on to the pro tricks, you need to start out with a few easy ones. Here is the perfect skateboard trick tip for a beginner.
Tue, 26 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400Skateboarding has been around for a long, long time and over the years it has progressed and the boards themselves have been upgraded. People decide to skateboard for different reasons but whatever reasons you choose to skate, if you have been doing it for a while you will know that the boards have changed an awful lot.
Tue, 14 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500Skateboarding history and facts... Nowadays, skateboarding is gaining more and more fans. Everything is changing in what people prefer practicing more, as wakeboarding seems to be replacing much waterskiing and snowboarding replacing much skiing.
Wed, 26 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400Skates can be used in many different ways. Some of the most common activities with skates are figure skating, ramp, hockey, stair riding, up and down hills, speed skating, commuting and so on. Before selecting a pair skates decide whether it is to be used for speed, hockey or multi-purpose.
Sat, 08 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400Skateboard shed its transport equipment image of the late 40s and 50s to become what it is today, the recreational tool. The early skateboard championships were 'soap box derbies' held in cities during that era of crude skateboards, which sometimes used to double up as surf boards too.
Sat, 08 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400There was a time that roller skating was limited to one age group and could be an activity you would see in very limited locations, this has long changed and roller skating has become a very serious thing, today you can confidently say that there are skaters of all ages all groups and probably across the whole world.
Thu, 06 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400There are many things in life that I will never understand. The amount of things that I don't understand has increased significantly since I became a mother and began to watch my kid's choices and preferences as they got older. I couldn't understand why my daughter wanted to wear such an ugly shirt with pants that clearly didn't match it, and I definitely couldn't understand it when my junior high aged son came home wanting to get his ears pierced.
Sun, 21 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400Many things are a mystery to me. Actually, anything that I am not familiar with seems mysterious to me. I don't really understand the world of race car driving, for example, because it is totally foreign to me. I definitely do not understand people who spend hours each day doing crossword puzzles. I can never sit still long enough to do one puzzle let alone hours worth each day. But to me, the biggest mystery used to be the world of skate parks.
Thu, 18 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400Skateboarding is gaining popularity in many places around the world. Children, teens, and young adults alike are all becoming fascinated with the sport. Skateboarding parks are being built in many cities and towns around the world and kids are trading traditional sports like baseball or soccer for time spent enjoying the extreme activit of skateboarding.