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BreakBoarding: It Fights Obesity and Stress

January 18, 2011

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Breakboarding - The new sport that likely isn't sweeping the nation

File this as one of those things that, if it were actually intended to be humorous, or simply WTF inducing, it would most likely fail miserably.

However, given that this product is actually intended to be taken seriously, well, I think we might have a winner (video after the jump).

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Dad Teaching Daughter to Skateboard Fail Brings the Funny, Warms the Heart

October 19, 2010

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Other than a brief, adolescent ambition to become the next Tony Hawk, I’ve never been terribly taken by “Extreme Sports.” In fact, I find scenes like this to be exponentially more entertaining than anything I’ve experienced via the X Games over the past fifteen years, and the same can be said for the video that follows.

The build-up to this one is exceptional,  and well worth Dad’s eventual, epic fail. Dad’s awesome “Win” there at the end is nothing to scoff at either.

Believe it or else, though, I think my favorite part of this clip is the epic concern expressed by Dad’s family.  Really tugs at the ole heartstrings, yeah?

Right or wrong, I’m pretty sure a scene like this would have met with immediate derision – however lighthearted – in the household of my Powell-Peralta past.  That and maybe an epic argument over the sentimental attachment to that china cabinet…

If you enjoyed that, make the jump for several other “Dad trying to skateboard” fails. Great Wednesday/Hump Day time killer. We promise…

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