Skateboarding ~ Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Materials (Wood (Plywood (strong…
Skateboarding ~ Tokyo 2020
strong, thick and is a common material for beginners.
strong, durable, flexible, making it effective against shocks and friction, and will uphold the effects of grinding against rails.
Carbon Fibre Nylon
Used on the surface of the deck to provide traction.
light, durable, inexpensive and provides for a great grind.
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Skateboard cannot be attached to the riders feet any physical means.
Must have 4 wheels.
No limitations on shape, materials, or size of the skateboard or its parts.
Wood doesn't break
Mechanism doesn't cause wheels to lock
Wheels don't slip.
Stable deck to be able to ride on
Screws must be tightly secured so that they will continue to hold the trucks in place while stunts are being performed.
Allows skater to perform tricks including jumps, flips and mid-air spins.
Skateboards are built for speed, slalom and freestyle.
Skater will 'slide' the deck and 'grind' their truck directly along the course's man-made curbs and handrails.
The actual board.
Average skateboard deck is about 32 in (81.3 cm) long, 8 in (20.3cm) wide, and a little less than 0.5 in (1.3 cm) thick.
The deck has a defined nose and tail with a concave in the middle that will differ in their angle of concavity and the shape of the nose and tail.
Component usually made of metal that holds the wheels to the deck.
Range in width from about 1.3-1.5 in (3.3-3.8 cm).