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Once primarily the domain of teen boys, skateboarding’s diverse culture and physical benefits are now attracting people of all ages and genders.
Playgrounds and unstructured free play have always been my go-to options for my two boys’ exercise and entertainment. But as they’ve grown in height, they’ve also been growing apart in terms of their interests, as well as their physical and social skills. Despite their five-year age difference, when they were younger both would happily play … Continued
In partnership with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) Recreation Department, the Shred Sirens is an all-female skateboarding group that runs out of Youth Centre in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. The group grew out of an existing beginner skateboard program run by the CBRM Recreation Department. It takes place year-round: in the summer month, at municipal skateboard parks across the community and in the … Continued
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Steve Nash is a superstar in the NBA and a successful entrepreneur, but he’s also pretty good on a skateboard and with a soccer ball. Steve is living proof of what children can become when they develop physical literacy. He shows us his basketball, skateboarding and soccer skills in the video “Training Day”. Just a normal … Continued
Canadian teen superstar Justin Bieber is known for hit songs like “Baby” and his concert film Never Say Never. On stage, he’s a great dancer and commands attention with his physical charisma. But growing up, Justin didn’t just spend all his time singing and dancing. He was also really active in sports like soccer, basketball, skateboarding … Continued