Local Area Skate Parks

The skateboard seemed to spontaneously burst onto the scene in the 1950s as California surfers took roller-skate wheels and mounted them on wooden planks.  The sport grew and eventually companies started to mass-produce the idea.  Downhill slalom or a dance-like freestyle with the skateboard was the activity of choice into the 1960s. The sport started to fade until the 1970s brought new technology.  Frank Nasworthy made the urethane wheel a standard to the industry; and the newer boards had a … [Read more...]