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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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Jimat Libres, president of the BXU Boardriding Enthusiasts, noted that there were a lot of young talented longboarding athletes in the city and other localities of Caraga region hence, the competition would provide a good venue for them to further hone their skills.
Situated at the West Green Spine in Education City, members of the Doha Longboard Crew (DLC) lauded QF's move because the facility offers people a "safe and ideal" location for skateboarding, rollerblading, parkour, BMX bikes, and even longboarding. However, aside from a proper skate park, DLC founding member Olan Santos said the new locations in and around Doha are also ideal for other similar physical but fun-filled activities.
As an adult I finally had the opportunity a few years ago to try longboarding. My KOTA board has provided me the opportunity to experience incredible moments, discover fun downhills in the road, and new places.
Skateboarding is focused on tricks, while longboarding's focus is speed.
The women say longboarding is not something they could ever have done without support from each other - and a fair bit of safety gear - but they would not rather be doing anything else come the weekends.
Calvin Young had been longboarding on the streets of Sault Ste.
Through this program Sapporo taps into the surfing-inspired sub-culture of skateboarding, as the popularity of longboarding grows."
Longboarding became popular alongside the emerging surfing culture through the mid 1950s.
Created by longboarding brothers Trace and Chad Marshall with Freshjive founder Rick Klotz, WOR's electric patterned shorts graze the top of knee and their teal crewneck sweatshirt is the perfect protection against early evening Pacific breezes.
Awards: Four times British Longboarding Champion; eight times Welsh Longboarding Champion; Ranked 5th in the world at longboarding.
Among many other firsts, Al Bidda Park was the ideal spot for a longboarding race to celebrate the third anniversary of the Doha Longboarding Crew (DLC), which gathered longtime and new members, as well as several members of the Doha Pinoy Shooters Club, who documented the event.
Developing progressive shapes and technologies DB continues to help advance longboarding through production innovation and community support.