SURF THE DUNES!
"Sandboarding is free and fun" says Lon Beale, publisher of Sandboard magazine. You can sandboard on your feet or lying down, and use anything from a piece of cardboard to an old snowboard. But a sandboarder needs to overcome sand's friction (rubbing force). So boarders take advantage of freshly blown sand, with air trapped between sand particles. That makes for boarding s more than 88 kilometers (55 miles) hour. "When you sandboard, you practically glide on air" says Beale.
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|Title Annotation:||the sport of sliding down sand dunes|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Feb 21, 2000|
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