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  • v. Present participle of skateboard.
  • n. the act of riding on a skateboard

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the sport of skating on a skateboard


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  • OF COURSE IT WONT WORK IN A FIGHT, but then again skateboarding and breakdancing aren’t very good in a fight either.

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  • What do you think of the idea of skateboarding in the Olympics?

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  • And finally, I think we're actually in a sweet spot where we've kind of captured what Phillip Torrone likes to call "skateboarding culture."

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  • She recalls the skateboarding accident that sent the 16-year-old to the hospital with head injuries; he had not been wearing a helmet that afternoon.

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  • The skateboarding is the bait for the children, many of whom work on the streets, selling chewing gum and cigarettes.

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  • The boys who came in were the arty ones, the bohemians; they, too, had shunned what the Americans call "jock culture" in favour of skateboarding, which is a deeply creative pursuit.

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  • James Falconi, 16, who directed the video, called skateboarding an up-and-coming individual sport that promotes physical and mental strength.

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  • (though I never really got the idea of skateboarding either -- as much as I played Tony Hawk on the Playstation, the actual thing never appealed to me), but this little app is still fascinating to me, if only as a test of how precise the multitouch controls ...

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  • The film also addresses the subcultures these artists sprang from, such as skateboarding, surfing, and graffiti.



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