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  • 1. Skateboardingby: ColbySiglin
  • 2. History• Surfers would put wheels on their surfboards so they could practice surfingwithout having to travel to a beach orgoing to crowded beaches.
  • 3. Broken decks•Skateboarding is moreexpensive than people think.With decks at around $60with grip tape and they breakabout once a month that canadd up.
  • 4. • Many people don’t like skaters because theybelieve they vandalize, and destroy things.This is a reason people kick skaters out of people.
  • 5. injuries• Injuries is all part of skateboarding from cutsto broken bones.• There is really no way to avoid injuries whileskateboarding.
  • 6. • Street league is the biggest pro street skatingcompetition on a indoor concrete skatepark.Thesecond biggest skate comp. is the Tampa pro am.
  • 7. • To become pro youmust make videosand try to getsponsored.To beconsidered a pro youmust get paid toskate.
  • 8. • The X-Games is the worlds largestskateboarding competition.
  • 9. • Myfavoriteskater isdefinitelyNyjahHuston.
  • 10. • Putting videosout anywhereyou can is theonly way tobecomesponsored.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkV6eqGeQhk
  • 11. • The first skateboard wheels were madeof metal.
  • 12. • Wheels were later made of clay but whenpeople hit a crack the wheels would shatter.
  • 13. • Skate decks are mostlymade of 7-ply maple wood
  • 14. Pictures
  • 15. • Going to the skate park is one of my favoritethings to do.
  • 16. • Skateboarding gets you out of your comfortzone which can be good most of the time.
  • 17. • A 2002 report found that there were 18.5 millionskateboarders in the world. 85% of skateboarders polledwho had used a board in the last year were under the ageof 18, and 74% were male.
  • 18. • Owned by Rob Dyrdek it is a skateboarderparadise.
  • 19. More Fantasy Factory pics
  • 20. • My sponsors is BranGuard skateboards andblankdecks.
  • 21. Thanks Fo Watchinhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUl9NPPMx8s
  • 22. sources page• Google images• wiki