The History of Skateboarding
The history of skateboarding is a history of inventiveness and improvisation. A do-it-yourself attitude is evident in all phases of the evolution of skateboarding. From the cultish Southern California beginnings to international big business, the history...
1958: The skateboard is made from roller skates attached to a board. This is
really where it all starts. As surfing becomes more popular, skating becomes a
Skateboardings history is full of key figures and moments where the sport has
been defined and redefined. From the invention of the skateboard, to the Zephyr
Hi, I'm Omar Saad, here for About.com, and today we're going to take a look at the history
as detailed on About.com's skateboarding
site. By the end of the 80's, the vert era was dying and skateboarding
in general was going back to more ... More »
In the late 1940s and early 1950s, surfers in California tried to find something
they could surf on when the waves were flat. The origin of modern skateboarding
Mar 5, 2013 ... It occurred to me this morning that Skateboarding has been around for quite
some time now. People where shredding on clay wheels long ...
From the invention of the ollie to Tony Hawk's first 900, Kidzworld looks at great
moments in skateboarding history. Check out this look at pictures, photos and the
The history of skateboarding from its first appearance in the 1950's to the present
day. ... This connection with surfing gave skateboarding a direction that would ...
Skateboarding history began in the 50s when kids started riding modified
scooters. Learn about skateboarding origins and why skateboarding history