Street Skateboarding is a sport of action that involves performing, riding tricks focuses on flat land tricks, grinds, slides and aerials within urban environments and public spaces.
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In 1963, Makaha founder Larry Stevenson sponsored one of the first skateboard exhibitions and held at Pier Avenue Junior High School in Hermosa Beach, California. In the years 1940-1960, the first skateboards began with wooden boxes, or planks, with wheels for roller skates attached to the bottom.
Skateboarding has been shaped and influenced by many skateboarders over the years. Since the 1970s, skate parks have been specially designed for skateboarders, aggressive skaters and most recently scooters.
On the rails and curbs, competitors often perform an ollie, a trick that allows the runner and the board to jump in the air without using his hands. Qualified riders make this difficult trick seem easy.
The side-on position adopted by surfboard and skateboarders is known as “stance”. A position with the left leg oriented in the direction in which the runner wishes to move is called “regular stance”. while some runners prefer to position their right leg in the direction in which they wish to move, called “goofy stance”.
The usual position of a runner is called “main stance” when a rider changes the position of the front leg during the competition, it is called “switching position”.
In 2016, it was announced that street skateboarding would be represented at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Skateboarding at the 2020 Summer Olympics is an event to be held at the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
This is one of five sports specifically added for 2020, with no guarantee that it will return to the program in the coming years. Margielyn Arda Didal is expert Filipino street skateboarder who became famous when she competed in the 2018 Minneapolis X Games and a gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games.
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