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November 7, 2002

Gen-X Sports Has Recalled Skateboard Ramp

Toronto, Ontario, Canada (SafetyAlerts) - Gen-X Sports Inc. has recalled about 88,000 skateboard ramps. The ramps can crack causing users to fall and suffer injuries.

Gen-X Sports has received one report of the ramp cracking. The user, who was riding a scooter at the time of the incident, fell and broke his collarbone.

The recalled ramps include the Rage SSD (model 310937) and Skate Attack SSD (model 312912). The ramps are black and have a sticker with the Rage or Skate Attack logo and name on each side. The four peg holes, used to anchor the ramp, are located on the underside of the ramp in each corner. The ramps are 39-inches long, 28-inches wide and as high as 12-inches.

Discount department and sports stores sold the ramps nationwide from March 2002 through September 2002 for between $20 and $40.

Consumers should stop using these ramps immediately and contact Gen-X to receive a refund. For more information on returning the ramps, consumers can contact Gen-X toll-free at (866) 846-4369 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

 
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During 2000 there were over
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