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Skateboarding, an Activity and Sport and Reasons for Practicing It

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Skateboarding is the best activity for a lot of people around the world. Why do a lot of people think skateboarding is the best activity? Everyone has different favourite activities that he or she would like to do for fun or relaxation. They can be anything such as soccer, basketball, jogging, swimming, reading, watching movies, playing the guitar, singing, dancing or drawing. It depends on each person’s personality. For me, skateboarding is one of my favourite activities. Like playing the guitar, more than a million people around the world love playing the guitar. And every guitar player has their own reasons why they like playing the guitar. And everybody has his own reason why does he or she like to do something or dedicate his life to something. There are a lot of reasons why skateboarding is the best activity, it is an art, it gives confidence and it teaches perseverance.

Skateboarding is an art.

“I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. 'Action sport' would be the least offensive categorisation.” Tony Hawk

Everyone thinks that skateboarding is a bad thing because almost every skateboarder looks like an alcoholic or addicted to drugs. So everyone thinks that we always do bad things. But that is not true. Skateboarding is an art not a crime. Skateboarding uses a lot of creativity and to do some tricks, you have to plan in your head, but think with your toes. Skateboarding is a really good way to find a job now a day because almost everything that concern skateboarding is an art and people can get a job from it. There are many kinds of jobs that have to do with skateboarding. For example, photography, graffiti, video editing, T-shirt design and a lot more.

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...ot be afraid. In skateboarding, when you dedicate too much, it is not good. But sometimes it depends on your life too. Like a lot of people, they skateboard as a hobby. But some people such as Ryan Sheckler. When he was five years old, he did nothing but skateboarding, he dedicated his life to it and he just didn’t care about anything else and then today he is a pro skateboarder.

We can not stay in this world with out art. So, a lot of people around the world can not live with out skateboarding. Skateboarding is not just an art, it is like a classroom that teaches you to be confident and to not give up doing something. That is why a lot of people are falling in love with it. It is not only a sport, but it is a way to live our life. That is why skateboarding is the best activity. So if you are interested in skateboarding, do not hesitate, grab a board and have fun!
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