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Skateboarding USA 1965


The craze and menace of skateboarding in American Life magazine May 1965 is aptly described as the latest epidemic…the fever that’s eventually left California, where it started about four years ago amongst a bunch of surfing enthusiasts, and swept east, scooping up everyone from matrons to moppets in its tooth-rattling wake.

find the article here…

Written by garycrockett

May 5th, 2011 at 10:22 pm

Posted in 1960s

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  1. Classic. Incredible how big skateboarding became in the 90’s. Good to remember and learn something from the old times.

    Ryan Murphy

    2 Sep 19 at 1:51 pm

  2. Wow its really surprised for me to know that in the 60s skateboard was also very famous and trending. I really like this amazing piece of article. Thanks for sharing this article to us


    5 Mar 21 at 7:42 am

  3. I thought that it’s a sport of the new generation but really happy to know that it’s an old sport and was very famous in the US in the ’90s. Thank you so much for this unique information. Keep the good work up!

    David Malan

    15 Apr 21 at 9:38 pm

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