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