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skateboard

(skāt′bord″)
1. A therapeutic device used for upper or lower extremity rehabilitation, consisting of a platform mounted on ball-bearing rollers and typically used to strengthen extremely weak muscles. It assists the patient in making coordinated movements.
2. A recreational device used by children and adolescents, consisting of a long, narrow platform mounted on wheels. Skateboard use is often associated with high-energy trauma. Common injuries include contusions, lacerations, fractures, and traumatic brain injury.
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Other objects that will be donated during "Innoskate" include the board Mullen rode at the Smithsonian during a 2012 interview on creativity and innovation in skateboarding; Patti McGee's Hobie Super Surfer board from 1965; skate apparel worn by Cindy Whitehead in competition and a prototype of and original artwork for her latest pro-model board; the skateboard Jack Smith used to ride across the country in 1976; Bruce Logan, Robin Logan and Laura Thornhill Logan Earth Ski pro-model skateboards (1976-1977); a set of master keys to Skatepark of Tampa, a significant cultural and physical hub for skateboarders, from 1994; a skate deck and apparel used by Mimi Knoop during X Games appearances; and Schmitt Stix, rails that allowed boards to better slide on coping, invented by Paul Schmitt.
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Girls with skateboards tucked under their arms said they look to Burnside as a role model.
The kids seem oblivious to the fact Rodriguez has one leg remaining in his quest for an unprecedented second gold medal in the Street Skateboard competition as they push T-shirts and hats in front of him to sign and ask him to pose for photographs.
McDonald's Happy Meal customers will test their skills performing finger flips and rail rides all on Happy Meal miniature skateboard ramps.
Tony gave me my first pair of Vans and my first skateboard right when I got off the plane.
Skateboard Etiquette 101 is being offered by Life After SCU, a program sponsored by the Alumni Association that also offers graduating seniors a series of "real-life" classes each spring to help them make the transition to post-college life.
Events such as Skateboard Vert Best Trick, with Danny Mayer shown at Staples Center, are moving into the mainstream.