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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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AIS Director Peter Conde said the establishment of the Skateboard 2020
Another big hit at the Rumble Yard was the photo station, where kids got to pose on a green screen with a skateboard and have their pictures taken.
In the coastal city of Sousse, the PUSH team helped build and repair skate ramps for local skaters and assisted Sousse's nascent skateboard association as they held several skateboard sessions.
Henry Casarez estimates he spends 20 hours a week on his skateboard.
corn--as it gives me a direct link to thousands of other skaters from all walks of life and is a way of getting new footage and information about the skateboard scene out there.
And, paving the way for today's protesters at Hailey Park, councillors throughout Wales shuddered at the demands being made for skateboard parks, tracts of land and even traffic-free streets.
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Skateboard Scotland also organised the opening of the park on April 3, with competition jams, DJs and live MC set.
The American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Accident and Poison Prevention recently made four recommendations for safer skateboard use:
Changes have been suggested through dialogue with the user group and in an effort to provide variety and interest, staff are recommending the replacement of certain modular skateboard elements at the two skateboard parks located at the ACC ($25,000) and the MCC ($25,000).
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