street luge


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street luge

n.
1. A sport in which a person rides a modified skateboard lying face-up, with the feet pointed downhill, along an inclined street or paved course, often in competition.
2. The wheeled board used in this sport.

street luge v.
street luger n.

street luge

n
(Skateboarding) the sport of descending a steep road or track on a large type of skateboard on which riders lie on their backs, descending feet first
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In the 1990s, with the advent of the Internet, he began filming and editing films of his favorite pastime -- gravity sports, specifically street luge -- captured on point-of-view cameras mounted on his helmet or protective gear as he cruised down New England streets, lying on his back on a wheeled board.
One of our favorites is "street luge": a homemade sled you grab hold of to hurtle down mountain roads at up to 60 miles per hour.
This series was like a trendier urban version of The Games, with events like street luge and powerbocking (running on springy stilts).
Despite having a badly-bruised knee from training, the Olympic champion had come out on top in the girls' street luge challenge.
Despite having a badly-bruised knee from training, the fiercely competitive former Olympic champion had come out on top in the girls' street luge challenge.
It will see leather-clad Sarah compete in a series of urban sports ranging from BMX and inline speed skating, through to street luge, dirt buggy racing and extreme abseiling, known as rap jumping.
From what I can determine, back in 1975 Signal Hill was the birthplace of the street luge. Which is weird, but fact nonetheless.
More than 500 competitors from 40 different countries are set to take part in over 20 adrenaline-fuelled sports such as mountain biking, land yachting and even street luge (that's tobogganing, to you and me).
Then there is street luge, which involves flying down big hills lying on a skateboard.
Surfing, windsurfing, mountain biking and kitesurfing are just some of the championships that take place every October, as well as the rather dangerous-looking street luge. While many people are happy to sit and watch the competitors battle it out among themselves, the island also offers "have a go" sessions for braver spectators.
Surfing, windsurfing, mountain biking, and kitesurfing are just some of the championships that take place every October, as well as the rather dangerous-looking street luge.
Tomlinson, co-ordinator of ESPN's Extreme Games, divides these endeavors into air sports, such as bungee jumping, hang gliding, and sky diving; land sports, such as BMX, mountain biking, skateboarding, snowboarding, and street luge; and water sports, including barefoot water skiing, powerboat racing, scuba diving, wakeboarding, and windsurfing.