Six of the most stylish retro skate icons

Some retro skateboard style icons are super well known, some only seem to exist as images used to illustrate ’10 of the best 70s shorts’ shopping pages. We spent the rainy bank holiday researching both types, here’s what we found…

The colour coordinated skater above is Ellen O’Neal, shot in October 1976 by skate photography legend Warren Bolster. The Southern Cali freestyler who became famous for her downhill high speed nose wheelies and her signature two board daffy manoeuvres was inducted into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame this month.


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