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Ethioskate: Changing Lives through Skateboarding

Ethioskate: Changing Lives through Skateboarding | Skateboarding | Scoop.it
Surfdome takes a look at the Ethioskate project which aims to improve the lives of children all over Ethiopia through skateboarding.

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Benefits of Skateboarding

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http://theturbulencetraining.com/benefits-of-skateboarding.html Did You Know?Skateboarding was invented in California. It was born as a way to pass time when the waves were too weak or too rough for surfing, hence surfers invented a skateboard with wheels. With more than 100 million active skaters, skateboarding is gradually becoming one of the most...


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Tom Nelson's curator insight, April 8, 2014 12:38 PM

Skateboarding can be used as a very intense work out and can work your body and mind. Balance and creativity can be greatly improved by skateboarding.

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Rodney Mullen | 1/16/08 « Campus Events Commission Blog

Rodney Mullen speaks at UCLA. One might call him the Thomas Edison of skateboarding. Having invented dozens of standardized tricks such as the ollie and kickflip, Rodney Mullen is one of the most decorated professional ...
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Tom Nelson's curator insight, April 7, 2014 1:14 PM

Its refreshing hearing a skateboarder viewed as intelligent. He really brings up the image of skateboarding

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How Rodney Mullen Invented Kickflips

I sequestered Rodney Mullen recently during a dinner party at my house in order to get the real story behind the kickflip. The only quiet place was my bedroo...
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Skateboarding Facts

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http://theturbulencetraining.com/skateboarding-facts.html The popularity of skateboarding as a sport knows no bounds. With its complex tricks and ability to improve the hand-eye coordination, along with an increase in the general attention span, this sport has won several fans, a majority of whom belong to the United States of America. Apart from...


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Kody Peterson's comment, April 8, 2014 1:05 PM
Real cool article about skateboarding found out a lot of new things. I read in this article that some parents have their kids riding at the age of 2. Do you think that's too young? I could never stand on a skateboard till i was about 10.
Jake Sjodin's comment, April 8, 2014 1:18 PM
It is astonishing that skateboarding has entered the top ten most popular sports in the world according to this article. My impression was this it is a hobby that a lot of kids have, a only a select few peruse it as a career.
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Rodney Mullen: Getting back up - Alphachimp

Rodney Mullen: Getting back up. Date Tuesday, November ... Mullen is credited with inventing numerous skateboarding tricks, including the flatground ollie, kickflip, heelflip, impossible, and 360-flip.
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Best Of Rodney Mullen

Rodney Mullen Greatest Skateboarding Tricks 2011 DVS COPENHAGEN PRO 2010 THRASHER'S BURNING OF THE WITCH Montage Copenhagen pro cph skate ski snowboard Song ...
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