A Brief History Of Skateboarding

Published March 30, 2015
Updated March 18, 2015

In this fascinating history of one of the elderly’s most-loathed pastimes, filmmaker Antonio Vicentini doesn’t shy away from frenzied motion or an explosion of color. We think skateboarding’s progenitors would approve.

For more on skateboarding–be it the physics involved or what it looks like to skate through, say, India or Cuba–have a look at our section on it.

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