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Posts Tagged: skateboarding history

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Is Freestyle Skateboarding Dead?

‘I thought freestyle was dead?’ Blog by Anthony Simm ‘I thought freestyle was dead?’ It’s a comment that crops up every so often whenever people see me skating these days. From the heights of freestyle in the 70’s/80’s which is synonymous with spacewalks, offensively neon seemingly crotch high socks, tie dye tshirts and bleached quiffy […]

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Skateboarding roots – the most important moments

Skateboarding roots come from the era of World War II. While the war was destroying Europe, Asia, and Africa, Americans were looking for a way to relax. The first skateboard is invented during the World War II. The first skateboards were made of wooden boards. Rollerblading wheels were attached to the board. Skateboarding roots in […]