Ever wonder how a sport is created? Below are video series that explains how skateboarding and snowboarding became sports.
Explanation of videos:
The videos below explain the history and evolution of skateboarding & snowboarding. All history and information was sourced from the book: "Catching Air," by Bill Gutman & Shawn Frederick.
Narration by Dan Perceval. Narration includes references to the sport Xtreme Ice Skating. Disclaimer: pictures presented in the videos were not the actual pictures depicted in the book.
Origins of Skateboarding:
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Origins of Snowboarding:
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