Community Perceptions of Skateboarding

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Why does skateboarding have a negative perception within communities?

Community Perceptions of Skateboarding

In many communities, skateboarding is seen in a negative light. It's close relationship to hip hop music, baggy clothes, and images of skulls has made it misunderstood. Skateboarding is, in fact, a multi-faceted activity that is all at once a sport, a hobby, a form of transportation, and a lifestyle. And unfortunately, it often seems that whenever teens gather in groups, adults tend to get suspicious of whatever activity is taking place.

   

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8/4/2007 7:37:10 AM
philip said:

skateboard is not close relationship with hip hop it flows with punk rock music tighter clothes it fells better i think hip hop has no realationship with skateboarding


9/1/2007 2:28:03 PM
dave said:

skate boarding is realated to rock metal alt. and more. unless homies in the hood skate more than caucasians then yes it is realated to hip hop!




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