Extreme Downhill Skateboarding At High Speeds
Do you feel an irresistible craving for speed? Do you like to actively spend time outdoors while reaping health benefits later? If you answered “yes” to at least one of these question, then skateboarding is something that you will definitely like! Very a bit of practice practice, you can confidently traverse your neighborhood and even gracefully jump up on the curbs, catching the enthusiastic looks of passers-by.
There are lots of extreme sports in the modern world, and each of them is fascinating and spectacular, makes you cry out with delight, the sight of other athletes performing unthinkable tricks, the very risk they are undertaking arouses your blood with adrenaline. Skateboarding is a recognized pioneer in the extreme sports, since it appeared more than 60 years ago. In the 80s of the last century, the shape of the deck was officially approved and skateboarders began to develop different styles of skiing.
What you see in this video is a separate style of skateboarding called long-boarding. It means riding on a special board on downhill or in a hilly area. Here the accuracy of the turns and speed is important. The speed record for riding standing is 100 km / h. Masters of this style do some tricks even on two wheels. The style was popular in the 50s of the XX century. Then, it was fashionable to skate with jumps and tricks on shorter boards and this style of riding lost its former popularity, but in the 2000’s the situation changed dramatically and the movement got a second birth.