Definitions

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  • n. An extreme sport which involves racing on a streamline skateboard down steep hills, often on public roads.

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Examples

  • A group of residents in upscale Laguna Beach has been urging the city to ban so-called speedboarding on some of the steepest streets.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • Longtime skateboard enthusiasts say the predecessor to today's speedboarding craze started in the 1970s in Signal Hill, a steep incline overlooking the California city of Long Beach, when teens began barreling down the hill lying flat on their boards.

    The Seattle Times

  • "It's like you're a bird," said a breathless 14-year-old Wyatt Gibbs, who started speedboarding a little over a year ago and now competes nationally.

    The Seattle Times

  • Sector 9's bamboo boards on the other hand, are still remarkably stiff, which is only good for speedboarding. the only problem is, that sector 9 decks are shaped for carving, but flex like speedboards.

    xml's Blinklist.com

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