Skateboarding Skateboarding. A sport that only requires a board and four wheels. A sport that tests you to push you to the limit, and do the unthinkable. It seems pretty simple, doesn’t it? Well, all I can say is, practice makes perfect. Skateboarding can push you to go farther than you probably ever thought you could go before. I know that, because it happened to me.
I never thought I was going to ever be good at skating. But during the summer, I started a routine of getting up at 10 a. m, tossing my skateboard in my backpack and skating down to the skatepark, sometimes even until 6 p. m. Even though I never thought I would be good at it, I pushed myself as far as I could to do the best I could. And even today, my friends wish they were as good as I! Now put yourself in my position.
Have you ever thought you would never be able to be a good skateboarder? Ever think that you might even be better than most of your friends? Well, anybody can! All you have to do is push yourself to do the best you can, and practice, practice, practice. Anybody can be the best if they try. Skaters push themselves to extreme limits. Defying gravity, stretching the laws of physics and putting themselves through much physical pain and exhaustion all in a day’s work. Everyone takes a turn trying different moves and cheering one another on.
Skateboarding is a sport with no pressure to do better than anyone else, there are no winners or losers. Skateboarding. A sport that requires a board and four wheels. Sounds pretty simple right? Well, the only way to find out is to try, and practice as hard as you can..
If there's one thing that really gets philosophers going, it is the idea of "the Good". We probably owe this problem to Plato, since although people had probably been arguing about what was good and what wasn't since the dawn of time, it was Plato who decided that there had to be a thing (or Form, or Idea) which could act as a kind of super benchmark to determine whether any one thing, action or ...