TITLE

On a Roll!

PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/15/2004, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Alex Warhall, an 11-year-old kid who has made skateboarding one of the fastest-growing sports in the U.S. sports. There are an estimated 12 million skateboarders in the United States. The number of girls who have gotten in on the action has also grown. Although kids like Alex may be riding for the thrill of the sport, a new report says skateboarding is a great form of exercise. It gets kids moving and helps keep their bodies in shape.
ACCESSION #
14634402

 

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