Snowboarding vs Skateboarding

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Skateboarding vs. Snowboarding

By
Santiago Durr

ENG 1111
Brenda Phegley
9/20/2012
Durr ii
Outline
Thesis: Skateboarding and snowboarding, they are two sports that could look similar, but they differ in several ways which are: terrain, tricks, cost and pain. I. Introduction
II. Background
A. Skateboarding
B. Snowboarding
III. Terrain and season
A. Skateboarding
B. Snowboarding
IV. Tricks
A. Skateboarding
B. Snowboarding
V. Cost
A. Skateboarding
B. Snowboarding
VI. Pain
A. Skateboarding
B. Snowboarding
VII. Conclusion

Durr 1
Skateboarding vs. Snowboarding

One of the things that has had the greatest impact on my life has been skateboarding, and now there is a new similar passion coming into my life which is snowboarding. I used to think that the two sports would be similar; but as the time went on, I found out that this was not the case at all. The two sports differ in several ways: terrain, tricks, pain, and cost. Skateboarding was the first board sport to come into my life and I must give it the most credit for molding me into the boy I am today. It is not the board or the tricks, but the whole attitude that comes with it: The adrenaline pumping through your body as you outrun some overweight police officers and the excitement of learning something new every day. The best thing, I think skateboarding gave me was friendships; and although I am not good friends with some of the people I used to skate with, I have been able to build some wonderful friendships that I love and consider my family. Snowboarding has done good things for me as well, even though I have only been practicing it a year. I got into snowboarding when I came to the US. I was not able to practice it in my country because we do not have a winter season. Even though I hate to say this, I think snowboarding is more fun than skateboarding. The terrain for skateboarding is pretty much wherever there is concrete....
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