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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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Next was the Goin' Skateboarding station, which featured this skateboard atop this huge spring (like the ones on notebooks
The team met with residents and held a workshop on basic skateboarding for 44 children, most of whom had never seen a skateboard before.
For those who don't have equipment, helmets, pads and skateboards are available for loan.
I started skating in about 1985 and have kept at it since then--over the years I've done all kinds of related things--running a skateshop, organising contests, MC'ing tours overseas, making skate videos and ultimately becoming the editor of the UK's longest running skateboard magazine 'Sidewalk'.
Companies sprang up overnight selling skateboard T-shirts and sweatshirts and an item labelled the Trinder Bomber Jacket.
Shaun moves his skateboard in a similar way, but he says it's trickier to control than his snowboard.
Children who ride skateboards should wear helmets and protective padding to prevent injury.
Designs are available on a variety of products including skateboards, apparel, shoes and more, with many of the products customizable as to apparel style and skateboard shape.
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I'm learning the basics,'' she said, carrying a skateboard.
Skateboard legend Tony Hawk uses physics to land his daredevil skate stunts.