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is bowling an extreme sport?
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lads I miss /asp/
It is extremely gay
>all these replies
>none of the GOAT

he isn't the p league goat

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Why are so many people obsessed with this Scientologist cuck, /xs/ ?
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The only skate content worth watching was Grosso’s Loveletters (RIP)
>ctrl+f skate sage
>0 results
Probably the best tutorial channel on youtube right now. I quit skating when I was 16 and I'm picking it up again at 25. I imagine a lot of dudes on this board are in the same boat. BTFOs the scientologist on a fraction of the budget.
>actually comes up with instructive commentary for slow motion footage
>has tutorials for all the tricks I could ever hope to learn
>no clickbaity zoomer shit videos
>takes his shirt off a lot (I'm gay btw)
yea I had to unfollow berrics after they did this cringe skatemoss GiRlS cAn SkAtE tOo video. I was like, damn, maybe film an actual good female skater rather than disrespect the discipline with this plastic whore
>jonny Giger
>Rad Rat
I don't even want to know what the fuck "skate park lessons" even is
>Skate Park Lessons
I'm really happy I found this channel. It comes across as corny and unironically feels like it was produced in 2002 as a VHS lessons video, but the nuance in how he explains and breaks down tricks is the best. Also wanna shout out SKATE HACKS.

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Can we have a thread about Extreme Sports related injuries?
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healed pretty nicely though, and barely hurt. All things considered it could've been way worse. Within a week I was walking fine, within a month it was completely healed.
To you ? :)
yo that cant be real??

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What resorts do you guys like snowboarding at the most? My personal favorite is Red Lodge in Montana
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burke mountain, beaver creek is p good I used to work at whitetail for 7 years so I've was limited mostly to a small ass resort with a relatively small park.
Do you go to liberty or whitetail? lol I know what you mean
Bro's this winter has been a shit for SoCal. God help us I fucking hate La nina
for me it's mt baker in the states and saas fee worldwide.

everyone i know that's been to snowbird ranks it very high.

for japow, hakuba and other main island mountains shit on hokkaido. slightly less snow, but waaay better terrain

as for tahoe, fuck off we're full
Belleayre, it's a comfy small east coast mountain, right down the road from Hunter which draws all the Jerrys and the Crowds, keeping Belleayre usually free and clear.

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Is 32 years old too old to get back into snowboarding? I tried it a bit as a kid, and I need a hobby. I also live in a snow-covered state
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At 32 you should know the answer to this question desu. Too old for what? To become a world champion? Probably. To do it as a hobby? Why would there be an age limit on that? As long as your body can handle it I don't see any reason why you woud be too old.
If you only want it as hobby than you have time until osteoporosis start knocking so you have a long time to enjoy it as hobby.
>Is 32 years old too old to get back into snowboarding?
Dude, I started snowboarding at 30.

Plus, there's plenty of oldfuck snowboarders out there. Snowboarding has been around for like 40 years.

No, just may take longer to build the core muscles. More intense recovery days. Wear a helmet and have health insurance.
my 74 year old grandpa snowboards you idiot. If you're not smashing bumps like a dummy it's one of the lowest impact sports you can do

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I just think paintballs are really neat and I collect photos of them, am I probably autistic or something?
I'd physically collect them if they weren't perishable, I wish I could go back in time and start collecting vintage balls and preserving them in acrylic or something

Where can I find lots of pictures of old paintballs? Pbreview used to be the goto site but it's been gone for years
Uh ooooooh

I think Im the only guy thats keeping bushball alive in my city. Feels good and bad.

An acceptable loss
Canada has a huge paintball scene. It would fuck over a lot of people
Is magfed really that big these days?

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you guys remember when it used to snow in colorado?
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How do I get better at rails friends.
Have an aggressive position (ankles pressing against the front of the boot) at takeoff so you don't slip out once you're on the rail. Once you figure that out it's just a matter of repetition so you can find the balance to stay on rails without coming off early. Once you can ride any rails you want at least semi-consistently try 2s out and once you learn how to do opposite side you can learn switch ups and stuff too. At least that's how I learned.
do it over and over again, say a prayer at the top every time and send it
submit to van life. get a dog and a cumbucket gf and just drive to wherever it's snowing. oregon and WA were pitted last week. tahoe next week.
amen, if you are young and actually passionate about it there is no other way
what are you rocking for skis this season?

What skateboard mysteries are there?
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Aaron is a turbo kike
double ollie is real, me and my friend figured it out back in like 2003 and used to do them no lie
You just pop the board twice in one ollie.
Dylan Jaeb is a clone grafted from 16 year old Mike mo
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I'm suprised no one has mentioned any of these in the thread
>military skate program, pic related
>skate technology is intentionally held back/deck design nonoptimal
>Mayan ruins are ancient skateparks
>Primitive skate videos are CGI
>skate orgies
>the indestructible skate shoe
>Soviets created the 'perfect' skatepark in 1962
>seizure inducing wheels
>'Schrodinger's varial'
>helmets don't prevent head injuries
these are all pretty entry level and I'm sure there's more that I can't think of at the moment

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Nobody thought of an edition edition


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old bread >>15006
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>Reminder reds are just cheap chinese bearings
>Reminder "everybody uses them" is not an argument
all bearings are chinese till you spend 80 bucks on them nimrod

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Any downhill skaters? Niche community of skaters from what I've seen, post your setups and builds
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based sector 9 user
I tried it as a teenager and I got major speed wobbles and did the standing up straight thing and ended up hitting my skull against the concrete
I think I'm unironically brain damaged
IMO every longboard should have a speed wobble warning sticker.
longboarding is dead. it had a great run up to ~8 years ago but it's unironically over. the industry was inflated by all the zumiez sales of sector 9's to college poser fags who couldn't take it downhill bc they could barely skate in the first place. liam morgan put all that money up his nose and now they're left with a legacy worse than rollerblading and razor scooters put together.

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All things related to exploring and climbing abandoned and not-so-abandoned buildings.


Unless your idea of fun involves dying from internal bleeding in a pit underneath a caved in floor, always go with a partner. Provided you have one, urban exploration isn't actually all that dangerous. But make sure to take someone who isn't a pussy or a faggot, you know what I mean, alright?


FOOD AND WATER (ALL CAPS BECAUSE ITS ALSO REALLY IMPORTANT. Bring AT LEAST 1 liter of water, but not too much because water is damn heavy)

Flashlight (There are a fuck ton of dark places that show up in places that people don't tend to go that often, so bring one AND A BACKUP ONE TRUST ME ON THIS) Headlamps are also cool and allow you to have your hands free.

Money - cash for emergencies.

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yea (no)
you'll more than likely be able to look at the floor and detect if it's weak or not. When stepping on it if it flexes at all then probably not a good idea to walk around on it.
More useful gear would be a cheat gas monitor as well since h2s and CO often kills in places like sewage pipes and any area with decaying matter, low oxygen also occurs places with rust and kills people exploring things like rusted hulls and containers.
EN149 should be necessary for old decaying buildings, they're often like 90% asbestos.
>I mean, I just sneaked into hospitals, hotels and goverment buildings constantly with the objective being "get to the roof", but I fucking bet you that's not the same as this urban exploration
That is roofing, and it is urban exploration.
>it is
I feel so smug now

What's your favorite deck shape? I've been skating Skate Warehouse blanks for years. I wanna try some good shapes, I've heard good things about the classic Baker board
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I’ve only ridden Alien and FA/Hockey decks. Currently on this Hockey Kevin Rodrigues deck.
Zumies wasn't a thing before that. At least not where I lived. It was CCS and Active Mailorder
I think my 7.5" zero deck had a pretty steep concave. I was 13 at the time, so I don't really remember. It was definitely more steep than my current setup (8" w/ relatively mellow concave).
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isk if it was the shape of it but i progressed so much on this deck
Yeah but more because of the trucks than the board. You can still treflip it and kickflip it. It just takes a bit more effort. You get used to it pretty quickly.

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Any sad /xs/ stories? I'll go first.
part 1
>be me
>junior year of hs in the 90's. Had a gf once maybe, in 7th grade.
> went paintballing with my buddy chris with gear his dad customized for us and everything
>came home, thought we were alone so we undressed in the livingroom (we were covered head to toe in paint and dirt and shit)
>mom walks in, starts bawling and tells me thats the last straw
>she calls me a faggot
>try to explain to her whats going on
>she tells me that the devil is a liar and so am i
>i get kicked out of the house

(To be fair, i had done alot of things to piss her off so this wasnt just a random outburst. )

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Not gonna laughed at your title. Thats really rough. Glad everything turned out well for you.
*Not gonna lie
autocorrect lol
>meet this guy/ recrooter from a nearby club who tells me that i could make easy money by blowing a few of his “clients” since im “young” and “feminine looking”.
>i agree, but only because money is scarce and theres no turning back.

You agreed because you're a gay homosexual homie. I'm sorry your son isn't real.
Are you Geh?

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work or shoot?
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great he's going to need two wheelchairs now
And this is what is known as a cripple who has ascended past being paraplegic, or you can just call it paraplegic 2
The sport is called radball

What's your favorite type of Gladiator /xs/?
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Romans didnt view slaves as people, thats how they could psychologically justify cheering for death.
I think Scissor, he looks like he has the most parry frames
t. The Queen of V
Fork and net dude, fucking brutal, dispatching bitches like wild animals.

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