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Skateboarding USA 1965

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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

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