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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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He was apparently kneeling on the skate board in the road about a foot from the kerb.
He wouldn't have been expecting a small boy on a skate board in the road.
The following Christmas Neil got a real skate board and,after odd jobs to finance his hobby, travelled the world pursuing the sport which saw him become British and European champion.
WHEELIE GREAT: Stacey Shallcross, who thought up the skate board park idea, with her friends, from left,Kyle Williams,Si Hughes,Kirsty Mountain and Johnny Rae Picture: TONY KENWRIGHT
The following Christmas Neil was presented with a real skate board and he hasn't looked back since.
Located at one of Florida's most beautiful beaches, by offering quality surf boards, skate boards and all the accessories and customizing you need to make them your signature boards, and cater to the core surf/skate community.
Council chiefs introduced a by-law last summer making it an offence for skate boards to be used in the city.
Because the scooters are low to the ground and don't have the speed associated with skate boards and bicycles, parents may have a more relaxed attitude about safety precautions," Liebert said.
K2's other recreational products include Planet Earth skate boards, Adio skateboard shoes and Hilton active apparel.