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The History of Longboarding

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Justin Waldman

on 21 October 2013

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The History of Longboarding
About the Longboard
The longboard is a innovation of the surfboard.
Created by a group of surfers.
When the waves were too low, they decided to put wheels on their surfboard and "sidewalk surf."
Invented around the 1950s
The longboard has been used for transportation and especially entertainment since it was invented.
Better wheels
Improved decks
How STEM affected the Longboard
Science - Chooses the best quality wood (deck) and metal (hardware)

Technology - Figures out the right way to assemble it so it will function correctly.

Engineering - Designs the shape, size and design of the longboard.

Math - Calculates the diameter of the wheels, barrings, trucks.
Effects on the Society
Positive Effects Negative Effects

Provides entertainment
Decent transportation
Alternative to surfing
Can cause injury
Affects a lifestyle (Laziness)
Negatively affects your social life
By Kihei, Justin, Matteo
Quote about Longboarding
"Skateboarding is my passion and I don't see that changing. When I'm not skating, I love to surf. I'm open to the new experiences and opportunities. " - Ryan Sheckler
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