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longboarding

A street sport in which the practitioner is balanced atop a 130 cm (52 inch) brakeless skateboard and travels down long asphalt paved roads at speeds of up to 40 kph (25 mph), 10 cm above the surface.
 
Risks
Road rash, crushing, death. 

longboarding

Sports medicine A street sport in which the practitioner is balanced atop a 130 cm–52 inch brakeless skateboard and careens down long asphalt paved roads at speeds of up to 40 kph–25 mph Risks Road rash, getting squished
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