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Member Since: 29th Jan 2009
Total posts: 413
Quote:Longboarding is an offshoot of street skating, but, like all board sports, its roots lie in surfing. Developed as a single sport on the west coast in the 1950s, by the 1990s, Longboards and Skateboards branched off into their respective disciplines.

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Quote:A longboard is a surfing variant of a skateboard, similar and related to a surfboard or snowboard with wheels. It is used for cruising, downhill racing, slalom racing, sliding, and/or transport. They usually are designed for the descent of a hill, slides, carves, manual or "dancing" with the board.


Thread for 'now popular' reborn street sport.




Flow Artist
Location: USA
Member Since: 28th Jan 2011
Total posts: 67
Posted:What about Flow-Boards, Free-boards, Caster-boards, Wake-boards, Snow-Boards, etc...?


Hunting robot foxes
Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Member Since: 8th Aug 2007
Total posts: 1046
Posted:I really like longboarding, but finding good spots to do it can be really hard in Yorkshire, where the good hills tend to be on narrow roads with crappy surfacing. So I ended up giving up on roads altogether and getting one of these:

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Working hard to be a wandering hippie layabout. Ten years down, five to go!

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