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Posts tagged skateboard

April 1, 2013

 

guy on skateboard

Ollie Gelfant And His Famous Skateboard Jump

Today's Moment of Science is about the ollie, the jump skateboarders use to jump over curbs, onto benches, or across chasms.

June 15, 2009

 

Surfer riding a large green wave

The Physics of Surfing

What water craft relies on the horizontal push from the downward pull of gravity to move? Find out on this Moment of Science.

March 17, 2005

 

X Misses the Spot

Does a ball being carried on a moving skateboard have forward momentum? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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