Vintage 1970s Skateboard Documentary

“1976. Skateboarding is as progressive as the times we live in. Why? Even women are allowed to participate! As long as they remain with two male guardians at all times…”

How glad are we that times really do have progressed and we can skate on our owns? Apart from that the 70s were a pretty awesome decade really with some epic looks, super stylish clothes, hilarious tricks and more shenanigans, so enjoy this little history lesson on the origins of skateboarding from Network A!

Nevermind Dogtown & Z-Boys, Richie Jackson has uncovered classic footage from the 1970s that looks at the history of skateboarding in a different way. In this video you’ll find out how bowl skating evolved, see the birth of famous tricks like the McTwist, and even learn about skateboarding’s influence upon modern day medical conditions like Parkinsons Disease!
This video is an excerpt from The Amazing Richie Jackson Skateboard Show.


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