Skateboards for Work and Working Out


AMID the thousands of New Yorkers who walk, bike and run to get around the city, skateboarders are often overlooked. But a fervent bunch use their boards as their primary mode of transportation — and as a strategy for staying fit.

Andrei Hippix, 23, rides four miles in Brooklyn from his apartment in Bensonhurst to his job in real estate sales in Fort Hamilton, and back home again. He also skates to meet friends and do errands.

 Written by Shivani Vora.

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