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The sky is the limit...... until you skate off a building. Photo by nois7 #skateboardind #air #newyork #amazing

Skating above, 19 year-old California girl Patti McGee, who was the first National Girls’ Skateboarding Champion in 1965 and the first female pro skateboarder.  She was sponsored by Hobie (owned by the orange juice company Vita Pak) and appeared on the cover of Life Magazine.  Patti actually started out as a surfer in San Diego but took up skateboarding when it became popular in the mid-sixties (Life actually called it a “craze”).

John Rodney Mullen (born August 17, 1966) is a professional skateboarder, company owner, inventor, and public speaker who practices freestyle and street skateboarding. Mullen is credited with inventing numerous skateboarding tricks, including the flatground ollie, kickflip, heelflip, impossible, and 360-flip (or Tre-flip).

the three gangsters that pioneered vert skating in pirated dry pools in SoCal in the late 70s - in the process became rock star legends from the infamous Dog Town Stacy Peralta - Jay Adams -Tony Alva

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Erik Journee skating in Denekamp, Netherlands. #skateboard #speed #photography