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Transcript of skateboarding

skateboarding
What is?
Skateboarding is a sport that you practice riding with a skateboard. It isn't just a professional sport because is also a hobbie. Now, there is a lot of people that practice skateboarding as a hobbie.
Most of that people is young and between 12-40 years old.

SKATEBOARDING COMPETITIONS
In the skateboarding competitions there are two categories: Street and Ramps. There are also 5 judges that are gonna see:
How many tricks you do
The difficulty of the tricks
The variety of the tricks
The style
The originality
RAMPS
STREET
HISTORY OF THE SKATEBOARDI
FAMOUS SKATERS
The most famous skaters of the world are:
TONY HAWK
He is from the USA, and he was born in 1968. He is the best skater of world.
RODNEY MULLEN
He is from the USA. He was born in 1966.
CHRIS COLE
He is from the USA. He was born in 1982
CHAD MUSKA
He is from Ohio, USA. He was born in 1977
PAUL RODRIGUEZ
He was born in 1984. He is from
the USA but his family is from
Mexico . He is the best street
skater of the world.
HISTORY OF SKATEBOARDING
TYPES OF SKATEBOARDS
Skateboarding started in the begining of 1948 using wooded boards and roller skate wheels. They were used in the place of surfboards. Publicity made that a lot of young people started practicing skateboarding and in 1963, in California, was performed the first skateboarding competition and 2 years later, the number of skaters was growing up.
Ordinary skateboard
It was the first skateboard and most used. In the bottom it has got a lot of pictures and with it you can do a lot of tricks like Ollie, Nollie, Lipe, Stall...
LONGBOARD
It is larger and wider than the ordinary skateboard to have more comfort and balance. This board is just to slide but not to do tricks because is faster than the ordinary one and their movements are like the surf ones.
CRUISER
The cruiser form is like the longboard form but it is smaller. Is used to slide around the city because is fast and easy to carry. The most famous trademark is

Penny
.
PENNY BOARDS
The penny board is a type of cruiser board created by Ben Mackay. Penny boards are made of high quality materials and with a lot of colors and designs.
WAVEBOARD
The waveboard is formed by two plastic platforms joined by an iron barrade, on every platform there is a small wheel. You go moving your legs. It is called waveboard because the movements seems like the surf ones.
FREEBOARD
The freeboard is also used to slide but the form is more similar to the ordinary skate. It has got two pieces to hold your feet when you are sliding very fast or you are jumping. It has two wheels on each side of the board and an extra wheel under de board and between the other wheels.
FLOWBOARD
The flowboard uses the same board
that the ordinary board but it has 14
wheels, seven in each side. It is used
to slide but not to jump or doing tricks.
You have to be careful because it is
difficult to use.
T-BOARD
The T-board is very similar to the waveboard because it has got two wheels but it isn't formed by two plastic platforms, it is formed by a ordinary wooded board. It is used to practice snowboard, because movements are similar.
CARVEBOARD
The Carveboard is used on
grounds where the normal
skateboard wheels would be
ineffective. Is formed by a
board similar to the longboard.
It has two very big wheels
with air chamber.
HAMBOARD
The Hamboard combines surf and skate. It was created by a surfer family from Huntington Beach. When you are riding with it is like surfing. It is similar to the 40's longboard. His price is around $400
SKATE LIFESTYLE
There are a lot
THE END
GROUP Nº8
Irene Bethencourt Méndez
Andrés Pachas Rodríguez
Carlos Ferrer Haindl
Gonzalo Rey Hamilton
SKATEBOARDING COMPETITIONS
VOCABULARY
Tricks: trucos
Rams: rampas
Ordinary skateboard: tabla normal
Longboard
Cruiser board
Penny board
Hamboard
Carveboard
Waveboard
T-board
Flowboard
Freeboard

Wheels: ruedas
Air chamber: cámara de aire
Movements: movimientos
Slide: deslizarse
Iron barrade: barra de hierro
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