International day of skateboarding
The skateboard is now regarded as almost the most popular extreme sport, a huge number of youngsters like to ride a skateboard, and they do this for a long time and with pleasure. First the prototype of today's skateboard appeared in the U.S. in 1958. The Board was of rectangular shape and poorly resembled the current model. Then Richard Stevenson invented and decided to come to the Board "tail" and bend it up. In this form of the skateboard survived until our days.
Now a mere self-indulgence has become the new sport that is quickly gaining popularity. June 21, proclaimed the International day of skateboarding. In all countries of the world in this day, all skaters regardless of experience riding on the Board with rollers take to the streets to celebrate. For the first time in Russia the holiday was celebrated in 2006, At the present time continue to celebrate every year. There are special skate platform, on which you can perform tricks varying degrees of complexity, and to find like-minded people. Such areas are available in almost every city.
The popularity of skateboarding today is great. Skating requires concentration and attention to the Board, and this, according to the athletes, allows you to escape and to forget all urgent and vital problems.