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Urban sports: an explanation

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Urban sports: an explanation

Most sports requite a designated area to perform. For something like football (either the American kind or the kind the rest of the world plays) there are special fields and pitches of specific sizes on which the players play. For something like ice hockey or baseball the conditions and design of the field before even […]

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More than physical activity: Street sports

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More than physical activity: Street sports

A stroll down nearly any street in nearly any city in the world is likely to reveal children, teenagers, or adults enjoying some sort of physical activity. In some cases this might be two teams playing a football on the pitch with a referee, or it could a group of children playing a basketball game […]

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A history of the skateboard

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A history of the skateboard

Unlike most of the sports we play and hobbies we have today, skateboards are a relatively new phenomenon. No one is entirely sure when the first skateboard was made and by whom, but it’t generally thought to be sometime in the mid-1940s in California in the United States. In docks it was common practice to […]

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The Disposable Culture

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The Disposable Culture

Anyone who reads my blog with any consistence knows two things about me. I try to say positive in my post and I keep away from political content. Well today I break both of these self-imposed laws. Today I’m going talk about a culture of the throwaway that seems to have this nation is a […]

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