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  • n. Plural form of half-pipe.


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  • To most, skateboarding is a sport featuring half-pipes and high-flying riders performing daredevil tricks.

    Skateboarders aim to flip commuter bans

  • The half-pipes and jumps on this beast are where local pros like Olympian Shaun White -- and your moody 15-year-old -- can throw down some serious fun.

    Head 2 Head

  • And I lectured them about Congreves - it was remarkable how well I remembered each detail about assembling the firing-frame and half-pipes, and adjusting the range-screws and everything; the excellent fellows took it all in, spitting and exclaiming with excitement, and you could see that even if they weren't the kind to get elected to the Royal Society for their mechanical aptitude, their hearts were in the right place.

    The Sky Writer

  • I've never known my fingers so nimble as I tightened the screws and adjusted the half-pipes in their sockets; everyone else seemed slow by comparison, and I cursed them good-naturedly and finally left Ko Dali's daughter to see to the final adjustments while I went off to examine the rockets.

    The Sky Writer

  • Putting up the frame was simple - it's just an iron fence, you see,. with supports both sides, and half-pipes running from the ground behind to the top of the fence, to take the rockets.

    The Sky Writer

  • And the stick is fifteen feet long - and before you can fire one you have to have the firing-frame, which is solid steel weighing God knows what, with iron half-pipes.

    The Sky Writer

  • With smooth concrete pools,half-pipes and a freesyle practice area.

    From the BSNYC Culture Desk: Trickery

  • Cypress Mountain, West Vancouver Snowboarders will execute half-pipes, big airs and other maneuvers in this World Cup competition.

    World-Class Events in Vancouver This Winter

  • Tonight on CNN, another hot "thirtysomething," Larry King, talks about his weekend riding half-pipes in Malibu.

    Connie Chung Struts to CNN ��� Geraldo on the Move ��� Kiefer's Pia Zadora Moment

  • At ten, he took his athletic prowess to the ski slopes and began to surf the half-pipes on a snowboard.

    Why is it Always About You?


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