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Madeline is a children’s book series written by Ludwig Bemelmans, an Austrian-born American author. The books have been adapted into numerous formats, spawning telefilms, television series and a live action feature film. The adaptations are famous for having the closing line, first uttered by actress Ethel Barrymore in a play: “That’s all there is; there isn’t any more.” The first book in the series, Madeline, was published in 1939. It proved to be a success, and Bemelmans wrote many sequels to the original during the 1940s and 1950s. The series continues to this day, written by Bemelmans’ grandson John Bemelmans-Marciano.
The story takes place in a Catholic boarding school in Paris. Contrary to popular belief, the girls are not orphans. In the first book in the series, Madeline’s “papa” sends her a dollhouse when she is ill. Also, the girls all go to visit their parents in the Christmas book.
The books all start with the line “In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines, lived…

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Improve Your Skateboarding in a Week-Long School

Skateboarding is a recreational activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been shaped and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the years. A 2002 report by American Sports Data found there are 18.5 million skaters in the world. 85 percent of skaters polled had used a board in the most recent year were under the age of eighteen, and 74 percent were male. Those numbers have doubled since then. In the following years the physical locations of skate parks have more than tripled making it more accessible as publicly and privately owned skate parks and indoor skate parks are coming into the picture.

The biggest change has been the generation bubble that skated in their youth and have grown up with the “X” Games explosion into the worldwide mainstream of competitive sports and sees it as a participation sport or art for their children led by X-Games Athletes who are affiliated and instruct for our brand and web site.

Do you want to learn how to skateboard?

Is the fear of falling keeping you from progressing? Understand all of the basics of skateboarding quickly in a one-week camp. We will show you the principles of skateboarding like how to balance, push, turn, proper foot placement, and how to stop. Regardless, of where you are at.. you can benefit from personalized instruction to meet your current skill level.

How to Start:

  • Equipment: We recommend a board and a full set of safety gear. This includes: a helmet, elbow pads, knee pads, and wrist guards. Rental equipment is available.
  • Location: We can do lessons in your driveway, in your garage, or at the Madeline skate park.

    What will you learn?

  • Safety Techniques
  • Proper Foot position
  • How to Ride and Push
  • How to Turn
  • How to Stay Steady Going Down Sloped Streets and Hills

    Who we Serve:

  • Ages: 4 through 104
  • Ability: Beginner through Competition-Style Advanced.

    Madeline CA Skateboard Lessons




    Madeline California skateboard lessons
    Skateboarding-Lessons of Madeline was developed to help motivated youth demographic become involved in a healthy activity and to keep kids out of drugs and violence.. We take great pride in helping people of all ages learn how to skateboard.

    Goskate.com is passionate in it’s desire to provide the means through it’s Skate School lessons to being a confident skateboarder, by providing the premiere school for all ages and abilities throughout California.




    Meet Rob — Your Personal Helper/Instructor for Skateboard Lessons

    Rob is a competitive, sponsored skateboarder. He has been teaching for nine years, has taught hundreds of lessons, and is ready to help YOU!




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