Skateboarding Essay

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Hi, my name is bob. What I do for fun is skateboard. I would skateboard everyday thinking I would never get hurt. One day I went skateboarding and I did get hurt. I broke my foot. Till this day I can still remember the pain I felt. It's a terrible feeling and because of that I remember it so well. I went skateboarding at one of my favorite skateboarding spots. I had been skating all day almost. It was hot, and I was tired, I couldn't see with all the sweat that was beading down my face. I had been trying to land this trick for a good 30 minutes. I wanted try one more time before I left. Being so tired I should have known that I wasn't going to land it but, I tried anyway. Wiping the sweat from my forehead I pushed my board. The wheels squeaked as I took of, as I gained momentum I hopped on the board. My shoes grinded into the board ready to spring off. In mid air I knew I wasn't going to land but with only a split second I had no time to react. There was nothing I could do. No way to avoid what happened. I don't know how it really broke; maybe the board hit it or the way I landed. I felt a sharp pain shoot up my foot. At first I did not react to the pain, for I was so shocked at how much it hurt. I didn't move, and then I looked down at it. The real pain started to settle in as I looked around. No one was around, as I wanted it because I would have felt stupid asking for help. Sitting in the road I quickly got up, threw my skateboard out of the way and hopped to the...

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