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ready to go

The kids are ready to go do their thing on a local skateboard championship in Björns Trädgård at Medborgarplatsen. It was quite a party! Kids in ages from seven to 27 skateboarded, a rock band played good live music and a lot of people of all ages were watching the action. And the sun was shining. See more?


Per Stromsjo said...

Skateboarding is a recurring phenomenon. The oldest reference I can think of at the moment was in a Swedish Donald Duck magazine from the sixties. Then they were called "rullbräda" and noone around here knew anything about skateboards. We used to have a language of our own at that time.

Peter Fristedt said...

Like "rullskridsko" instead of roller blade or what they are called nowadays.

Notice the prefix "rull". It means something is rolling, the skate in this case. So we have rullskridsko, rullbräda, rullsten, rullbana, rullband, rullgardin and many many more. And here endeth todays lesson.

Bernt Seipl said...

Well captured, Peter. It must be very near to your new flat if I'm not very much mistaken ?

Meg in Nelson said...

This picture is SO much much better enlarged. I love the anticipation on the face of the child in the striped shirt.

Your daily dose of Stockholm, Sweden - click on pictures to enlarge!