Caster board

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A caster board, also known as a waveboard, is a two-wheeled, human-propelled vehicle that is closely related to the skateboard and the snakeboard. Two narrow platforms known as "decks" are adjoined by a metal beam (Usually coated by rubber) that houses a strong spring. Each truck has one polyurethane wheel that is connected to the deck in a way that each wheel can rotate independently, like the casters on a shopping trolley. Both wheels are mounted on slants that measure around 30° in angle, facing away from the front of the board. There are four main parts to a caster board; the decks, the casters, the wheels, and the torsion bar.

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Due to the unique construction of a caster board; riding one (or "casterboarding") is more akin to snowboarding or surfboarding than skateboarding. The stance remains perpendicular to the board, and the feet do not need to leave the board to gain speed. While riding, one can also carve back and forth, making heel-and-toe side turns (see steering). Initially, one places their front foot (depending on which way you ride) on the front of the board, which is generally uni-directional. Once on the board, and riding, the independent motion capabilities of the front and back of the board allow it to twist along the lengthwise axis. This lets the rider turn or even propel the board forward without removing his or her feet from the board.

The motion requires that the board be flipped all around so as to slide either just...
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