Skatepark

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  • Benefits Of Skate Park Essay

    For obvious reasons students who skate will definitely be safer skating at the skatepark. But less obvious benefits can include students becoming more active and coming together as a group. For the universities benefit, building the skatepark green can help the universities reputation. It could possibly bring more students into the University, which would bring more money in. Studies also show that the community will benefit economically. Theoretically “When a skatepark opens… draw folks from the outlying communities to come bring their kids to the skatepark, do some shopping, maybe have lunch, buy some gas, ect.” (“The Top 6…”). All of these effect the community, University, and students in positive ways, but there are myths that are attached to the thought of building a skatepark. “The myth surrounding skateparks is that they are a breeding ground for crime and other illicit activities” (“The Top 6…”). In this case, it actually usually causes the opposite, “…when youth have nothing to do or nowhere to go – that is when they cause trouble” (“The Top 6…”) Students who have nothing else better to are usually the student who will cause mischief. Since the skateboarders have nowhere else…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Mother At Fowler Park

    the frequent destination for my friends and I at the time, where most of our summers were spent at the skatepark. My lust to continuously go everyday conjured an issue, as on a day that had rained in the morning my fate encountered an unfortunate accident. On this fateful summer day, puddles filled the lower sections of the skatepark. But before I put the connection that rubber wheels on a Penny Board would hydroplane on water, Austin, one of my friends who I ventured to Fowler Park almost…

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  • Kateboard Scandal Research Paper

    skateboard everyday, no matter what the weather was like. When Troy turned 11 he was almost pro, he was one of the best skaters in Minnesota. One day that all changed, his mom told him that they were moving. Troy cried for three days, he didn't want to leave his friends. The day of the moving, Troy was kind of excited that he gets to see the beach for the first time. He is going to live in a nice house in San Diego, California. The only reason why he didn't want to go is because he has to drive…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: My Hero's Journey

    As I took my first step onto my local skatepark, the only thing that crossed my mind was “no way anybody skates that.” I was referring to the fourteen stair that was right in front of the entrance. Covered in pads with my skateboard in hand, I walked over to the seemingly endless drop and stared in bewilderment. “No way, this is huge. Maybe a pro could do this but that’s it” I said to myself. After some more staring, I was about to dismiss the thought but then I heard it - a shout coming from…

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  • Essay On Skateboarding

    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 emergence of skateboarding. Finally, the great drought of 1976 appears to be a significant phenomenon which participate to promote this practice. In fact, owners of villas in…

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  • Personal Narrative: Homeless Takeover

    I have worked at a skatepark that offers family friendly amusement for our community. When it is not football season, Friday and Saturday nights are incredibly popular for the youth of Madison to come to our facility to roller skate and play games. We also cater corporate events and birthday parties. For catering events, you obviously must make sure to have plenty of food ready to please the large amount of people. Since a large amount of food is required, there is usually a surplus the…

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  • Persuasive Speech On Skateboarding

    Once a skate park is built, it provides a perfect facility for all types of people to learn how to skate or even just hang out. My third paragraph is about how professional skateboarders should put money back into the industry where they got it from, to help provide skate parks and suitable equipment for the youth. Tony Hawks Foundation does exactly this. It helps parks and give a suitable place for kids to skate in more developing countries. “The Tony Hawk Foundation can come to your town…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Longboards

    It depends on what you want to do with your board. If you want to cruise and carve around like surfer or snowboarder, then longboard is for you. If you want to ride in skateparks with pro skaters and you are willing to learn bunch of dirrerent tricks, with a big patience, then choose original skateboard. What kind of wheels should i use for the bumpy roads? Try to use a softer wheel like a 75a to 80a durometer wheel. You can even increase the size of your wheels in the range of 70mm-80mm, if…

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  • Beautiful Bullshit

    Playhouse and met a sweet little girl or the time they decided to go to a model home and hang out in one of the bedrooms and when a family came in the house wanting to look, not thinking of how it would seem, the two hid in the closet together. The boy and the girl were hanging out a fair amount of time and they both had wanted to see the play the the drama department was putting on so the girl asked the boy to go with and they agreed. There was quite a bit of controversy surrounding the two at…

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  • Skateboarding Persuasive Essay

    Many of the skateboarders this day in age are young children between the ages of 15 years old to as young as 6 years old. For that age group, majority of them skateboard at the skatepark or either at home, and for kids to see that skateboarders are getting harassed for skating in public places scare them into not wanting to skateboard in fear that the cops may do the same to them which isn 't right for the kids. Seeing their peers in handcuffs or getting thrown off their boards isn 't something…

    Words: 1252 - Pages: 5
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