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Surf the sidewalks on a vintage skateboard
The history of skateboarding is almost as interesting as collecting the vintage boards. Most historians agree skateboarding began in California in the late 1940s or early ‘50s. While no one truly knows who made the first skateboard, Bill Richards, a Los Angeles surf shop owner, commissioned the Chicago Roller Skate Company to produce the first manufactured skateboards using skate wheels, which were attached to rectangular wooden boards.