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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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Conner also offers longboarding lessons at his shop's indoor training facility, which includes a half-pipe.
This year, the southern Ontario community of Picton will hold its third annual event sanctioned by the International Gravity Sports Association, the governing body for longboarding, and Young said a strong, supportive community is emerging for small builders.
After riding big waves with his fiancee at Sunset Beach on Oahu's North Shore in 1966, Peterson passed the tandem surfing torch to the Boehnes, who are credited with keeping the sport alive during a lull in longboarding brought on by the advent of the shortboard.
Awards: Four times British Longboarding Champion; eight times Welsh Longboarding Champion; Ranked 5th in the world at longboarding.
Eliminates common longboarding injuries from falling on the tool in their pocket, as the boarder no longer needs to carry a tool for adjustments.
Riders zoom past participants at the 'freestyle session' organised by the Doha Longboarding Crew at the Hotel Park.
com)-- Longboarding is getting more popular as people see the benefits of having a board that's easy to control, fun and stable to ride.
Both have been longboarding for more than five years and say that even though Nebraska doesn't have California weather, they both ride their boards even if it's cold, as long as the roads are cleared of snow.
Four-Time National Longboarding Champ, Sponsored by Coors, Chronicles His Passion for Surfing in This Exciting New Surf Film
QES founder and patron Farhan al-Sayed, who has been supporting skateboarding, longboarding, BMX biking and cycling, said Go Skateboarding Day is held simultaneously in major cities across the world, such as New York, London, Paris, Tokyo and Sydney, among others.
Hauver, who enjoys, surfing, skiing and longboarding, was the Mountaineers' Rookie of the Year as a freshman.
The last two years I've been longboarding, and I got a lot of shit from it.