Extra shoelaces are received when you buy skate shoe's cause we tear are laces a lot. They can be used as belts, but most shop's that sell skateboarding pants sell them with shoelace belts (i.e why they are designed by skateboarders).
Girl skating off a set of stairs falls. Despite the pain, she's still feeling okay enough to try again.
Ex.2 Girl at amusement park washroom, and the lock is broken. she screwed if someone accidentally opens the door on her.
Boy at amusement park washroom, and lock is broken. Uses shoelace belt to tie door locked.
People believe that it's just a trend when it really is not.
True skateboarders will know that a shoelace belt not only keeps you from sagging to much, but also allows freedom of movement for positioning during tricks (trust me a regular belt will dig into your sides), it also is used for replacement of snapped skate shoelaces.
Bro2: "Don't fret man, I got you on lock with my shoelace belt."
Bro1: "Right on. I can never skate when my shoes are loose."
Possibly the first famous person to wear a shoelace belt was skateboarder Rodney Mullen, thus making shoelace belts popular with skateboarders. Now, all sorts of people are wearing shoelace belts including hip hop star, Wiz Khalifa.
Companies such as Panasaya Clothing are even making shoelace belt made from laces specifically designed to be used as belts so they won't stretch, like normal shoelaces.