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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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ABOUT ALTERED ELECTRIC SKATEBOARDS: Altered's first wireless electric skateboard rolled off the line in 1997.
Bamboo skateboards are manufactured from managed bamboo forests and help reduce the environmental impact against traditional maple manufactured skateboards, which often lead to maple deforestation.
The PUSH Tunisia skateboard team, consisting of seven Americans, an Egyptian, a Jordanian and an Israeli, performed exhibitions in the capital and six other cities over two weeks.
Both Tonya Casarez's children, Henry, 8, and Mali, 5, started using skateboards in the fall but already can't wait to get to the indoor skatepark.
Ben turned his passion for skating into a successful career as a skatepark designer, skateboard magazine editor, and now, author of the new how-to Skateboarding Skills: The Rider's Guide.
He will rely on gravity to supply this external force to his skateboard or snowboard.
In addition, the company announced the launch of skateboards on-demand through its strategic relationship with Zazzle.
Talon Skateboards currently come in two lengths, 36" and 38" with the speed control system built in.
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The prizes are donated by firms including Moorpark skateboard manufacturer Variflex Inc.
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He said he's been asked not to use his skateboard on several occasions even though he has never crashed into a pedestrian.