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It is 930 PM the skies are dark but the gigantic stadium lights illuminate the sleek and ever so smooth ramps in the Skate Park The crowd is in silence as a single skater is the center of attention as he drops into the 9-foot quarter pipe As he rolls down the ramp the distinct rumble of a skateboard can be heard as he approaches the pyramid the crowd gasps in hopes for a great trick or a even a great fall As the skater reaches the top of the pyramid he crouches and unleashes a huge Ollie and quickly kicks his back foot off of the board and grabs the tail with his right hand Just before landing he pulls his foot back onto the board and lets go of the tail The second the distinctive sound of his board riding smoothly across the ground came again the crowd roared with approval If you have never stepped onto a skateboard you would not understand what drives skateboarders to push the limits of their boards their bodies and the terrain around them Skateboarding is an interesting sport with a very interesting history What is the history of skateboarding How have the equipment and the sport changed since the sport was discovered What are the stereotypes that are associated with this extreme sport Skateboarding began in the 1920s and 30s Surfers who could not get to the beach would take the bottoms of roller skates and nail them onto a plank or any piece of wood they could get a hold of These boards were very unstable stiff and if you were to hit a pebble while riding the wheels would shatter because they were made of clay Shoemaker 9 In the 1950s a great change came into the world of skateboarding a specially designed truck the metal piece that holds the skateboard and wheels together with this invention the skateboard was able to turn much
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