mountainboard


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mountainboard

(ˈmaʊntɪnˌbɔːd)
n
(Skateboarding) a type of skateboard specially designed for rough terrain and steep slopes, having four large wheels linked by a suspension system
ˈmountainˌboarding n
ˈmountainˌboarder n
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MOUNTAINBOARDERS from all over the country will be converging at Harthill Adventure Park, near Chester, for the ATBA-UK Mountainboard Championship on August 25-27.
Julia had outlined her plan to make the first snowboard or mountainboard descent of the highest active volcano on each of the seven continents.
Spectators can also try the free snow-tubing ramp and mountainboard 'have a go' sessions.
Gavin Hogg, of the Greenman Mountainboard Centre in Brecon, explains: 'The sport was started about 10 or 11 years ago by snowboarders who wanted to extend their season.
Around 200 riders including the current world mountainboarding champion, Leon Robbins, from the USA, will be rolling down tracks at The Greenman Mountainboard Centre, on the Penpont Estate, just west of Brecon, on July 10 and 11.
He is just one of many kids now working with mountainboard expert Danny Millar in a bid to learn more about the fast- growing sport.
A more daredevil ride is on hand from MountainBoard Sports, Inc., Colorado Springs, Colo.
Boards are expensive (Mountainboard Sports sells 'em for $350 and up), but you'll have the best ride around.
Mountainboarders from all over the country will be converging at Harthill Adventure Park nearChesterfor the ATBA-UK Mountainboard Championship on August 25-27.
THE Green Man Mountainboard Centre in Brecon will soon be offering lovers of extreme sports a chance to try a new craze when it opens as an official Max Track Centre at the end of the month.
For the snowboarder, "The summer is the down season," said Jason Lee, co-founder and creative director of Colorado Springs' MBS Mountainboards. "We thought we should be able to snowboard anytime." In 1993, Lee and his MBS partner, Patrick McConnell, sought to apply the concept of snowboarding to dry land, in the process creating a whole new sport: mountainboarding.