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A type of skateboard consisting of two footplates joined by a bar, allowing for greater speed and manoeuvrability than with a standard skateboard.
- ‘Cycles, wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs, skates, snakeboards, etc are all welcome to be used in the park but please be considerate of other park users and pedestrian only areas.’
- ‘This is the board I used to ride and is the choice of many others too, it is the most popular board due to the fact that it is a great free style snakeboard, with a very hard core bar and metal trucks, it's one of the best snakeboardssnakeboard has made and one of the best streetboards around.’
- ‘Freeline skates are a lot like snakeboards except without the bar; the result is the motion.’
- ‘Sports equipment which can be fitted to the feet, for example in-line skates, roller skates, grass skis, skateboards, snakeboards or sports boots are very popular.’
- ‘The park will be free to the public and will allow skateboards, bikes, roller blades, scooters, snakeboards and more.’
1990s: blend of snake and skateboard.
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