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B.C. City's Ultimatum To Longboarders

The City of Vernon is telling longboarders to take their wheels elsewhere, saying longboarders speeding down city streets are putting themselves and drivers in danger. "Everybody's nervous," says Cli...
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Not All Longboarders are Crazy

Accidents are likely to happen, as in any sport, but we can try to limit their severity by being smart and not reckless. Even as a recreational longboarder I know I have a responsibility to the sport to ensure its longevity, and part of this is to encourage the use of helmets. It is cool to sport a helmet, gloves and pads. It is not cool to skate bare. Helmets are not called brain buckets for nothing! So my message to anyone getting out on a longboard is love it, but love your brain too: Wear a helmet!!