SKATEBOARDING In the images you can see a famous skater from USA - California. NAME:Rodney Mullen DATE of BIRTH: 01.01.1975 He became pro skater in his 15 years He lives in Florida and his sponsors are the following companies: Darkstar,Enjoi,Globe. He has a reputation for his tricks and his style. He has participated in many videotapes i.e.:globe,opinion.
Here you can see another pro skater who is the most famous due to an accident he had while a difficult trick. He was in a coma for a whole week. NAME: Arto Saari DATE of BIRTH : 9.09.1981 WEGHT: 61 kg HEIGHT: 1.65 m He lives in California and he was born in Seinjoki of Finland. His sponsors are the following companies: Flip,Furry,Ricta,Quicksilver and his style is “Street”..
Here you can see another “well paid” skateboarder who will definitely stay in the history of skateboard…. He is married with a child 13 years old. NAME: Danny Way DATE of BIRTH :18.4.1974 He lives in California and he was born in Oregon of United States of America. His sponsors are the following companies: Alien workshop,DC
Here you can see another famous skateboarder whose best trick was the 900 degrees turn. This does not mean of course (!) that he is the best….. Name: Tony Hawk Nick name: birdman DATE of BIRTH :12.5.1968 HEIGHT:1,70 m WEIGHT: 63 kg He became famous at the age of 15. He was born in San Diego - California and he lives in Carlsbad. His sponsors are the following: birdhouse skateboards,Furytrucks,tsg helmets,activision esp,hot wheels,hawk clothing,teckdeck and his style is vert (ramps)
Skateboarding in Greece Skateboarding in Greece is not very popular. There are not many skateboarders in Greece. Skateparks (places to skate) are very few. These are examples of the disadvantages which do not help spreading the particular sport in Greece. και τα skate parks κάπου στο 2% όπως φαίνεται στο παρακάτω γράφημα. Generally speaking skateboarding is an expensive sport (Greece, England). Unfortunately in Greece there are not many chances for people to improve their sport and become better. Skateboarding is a sport which requires good body health (and guts!) in order for the athlete to be able to perform difficult tricks, like the ones we showed you in this presentation!