Skateboarding

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 21 - About 209 Essays
  • Better Essays

    Essay On Skateboarding

    • 1978 Words
    • 8 Pages

    Skateboarding born in the 50s in California on the seaside coast such as Los Angeles or Hawaii. By their long walks tarred along beaches, the cities become the cradle of skateboarding. Indeed, many phenomena such as the expansion of these towns based on an orthogonal pattern (grid, streamlined mesh of the urban fabric, large squares in front of public buildings) have greatly encouraged this urban sport. We can precise that Los Angeles, postmodern city, has not city center which would deploy a set of shops and amenities. Therefore, people are forced to using car. Adding to this constraint, public transports does not respond to a daily mode. Therefore, long tarred roads create a perfect playground for skaters. This finding is enriched by Raphaël Zarka which in its book “Freeride” emphazed the typology of Los Angeles which is specific to the…

    • 1978 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Better Essays

    Filipino-American sometimes I find myself judging Filipino-American food as either authentic or unauthentic not simply to criticize, but to make a statement that this food either accurately or inaccurately represents my culture. Skateboarding is similar to this because by labeling skaters, skateboarding brands, and even skateboarding attire as authentic or unauthentic skaters decide what they feel represents their subculture. Disagreement among skaters, a group of individualistic rebels, is…

    • 1300 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    million strong followers, skateboarding is the largest extreme sports activity people love to this date. They do it as a pastime and even some do it as a job once they get sponsored. Recently over the past few years, skateboarders are being harassed by officer and are getting the cops called on them for skating the streets. There aren 't many safe haven skate spots so people find spots in various locations around their city and skate the landmarks around them Even though some people think that…

    • 1252 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Outdoor Education Lesson 2 Skateboarding is actually a very easy way to get hurt. There are many safety tips that should be followed to avoid or reduce the risk of getting injured. I know that when I skateboard, I always wear helmet because my brain is the most important part of my body. Most skateboard injuries happen to kids under the age of fifteen as well as beginners. Advanced skaters also get hurt as well due to trying very extreme tricks. I am an advanced skater and I have gotten hurt…

    • 507 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Good Essays

    Persuasive Essay Skateboarding has been around since the late 60s but obviously it is way more developed now, or is it? We still have unstable skate parks and unsuitable accessories, which in given time means one of your family members or siblings getting hurt because of no funds without skateboards and skate parks. My essay is going to be about how skateboarding can help your children and family members get away from the wrong people and learn how to have creative skills and still have fun.…

    • 994 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    110, Section 3 30 January 2018 Riding the Rails Skateboarding, a diverse extreme sport, is a fun and exhilarating activity if done properly. Among all the various sports and activities that Western culture houses I find skateboarding the most enjoyable due to its freedom of expression and self; however, it also lends itself to be one of the most dangerous sports in the world with 150,000 injuries a year. In this process essay, I will teach you the step-by-step ways to build your very own…

    • 1558 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    The evolution of skateboarding has changed in so many ways over the past seventy or some odd years. The scene began as a very chill surfer style where it was mainly just cruising down hills or the street or also known as “sidewalk surfing”. Then the locals in all the California surfer towns began to organize teams have local competitions, then teams such as Zephyr and the Z-boys of Dogtown brought the hardcore and punk style and attitude to the table which changed the game forever. Skateboarding…

    • 669 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Skateboarding Skateboarding has been around for years and still continues to evolve. It still going and it won’t stop, till the end of time. People of this generation like to assume that skaters are delinquents and poorly educated. Being a skater, I completely disagree with these ludicrous stereotypes. In 2010, there were 308,747,508 people in the United States. Two point nine percent of all these United State citizens had at least once stepped on a skateboard in that year. Skateboarding…

    • 783 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Skateboarding Rolling down a hill, vision blurred so that I saw only streaks of blue sky before I saw the brown leaves on the ground. Pain shoots through every part of me that hit the hillside covered in sharp, pointed sticks, and large, uneven rocks. Finally, the rolling stops my face planted in the dirt, as I pushed myself upward, my family was already at the top of the hill screaming at me “ARE YOU ALRIGHT, HE DEFINITELY BROKE SOMETHING.” There voices sounded like I was underwater. Only one…

    • 898 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Chris Hurst Professor Hayman Composition 1 12 Dec. 2015 How often do you see someone attempting a “kick flip,” a “pop-shuvit” or “grinding a longboard”? People often ask what the difference is between skateboarding and longboarding. Aren’t they the same? Isn’t one just a longer board that can’t do tricks? Skate- and longboards serve different purposes and those purposes affect the differences in designs. Skateboarding was very big in California and in Hawaii and started in the 1940s. At first…

    • 1283 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 21