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LDP
LDP stands for Long Distance (Skateboard) Pumping, also known as "Skumping." Longboard-skateboard technology has rapidly advanced since the 1970's, and along with those changes is a new breed of distance-pumping skateboarder.

LDP sessions can be casual 5- to 10- mile pump cruises on flat bike / rollerblading trails, or a 26-mile all-out marathon, where a gyrating, pumping motion is the primary means for moving the skateboard forward!

Check out skumping.com for articles, videos, and current information on this growing niche of skateboard pumping.
We usually go for a few LDP sessions each week, come check it out!
by James Peters January 24, 2006
The act of skateboarding long distances over flats and inclines without touching foot to ground, using perpetual surf-like pumping motions, sometimes switching between "goofy" and "standard" pump stances. Longboards for Skumping are generally in the 36" - 43" length range with 25"+ wheelbases, longer than skateboards used in Giant Slalom racing.
"That dude's skumping uphill!"

"We just finished a 10 mile skump session!"
by James Peters January 21, 2006
Skump is short for "skateboard pump", since skateboard pumping and longboard-skateboard technology has rapidly advanced since the 1970's - along with those changes is a new breed of distance-pumping skateboarder.

Skump sessions can be casual 5- to 10- mile pump cruises on flat bike / rollerblading trails, or a 26-mile all-out marathon, where a gyrating, pumping motion is the primary means for moving the skateboard forward!

Check out skumping.com for articles, videos, and current information on this growing niche of skateboard pumping.
To skump endlessly, is to reach nirvana. -Mahatma Gandhi
by James Peters April 19, 2006

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