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January 1957

The Bun Board skateboard – First commercial skateboard

1957-01-01
Hermosa Guild Drug – Bun Board seller 1957, 1200 Hermosa Ave
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 United States
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In Hermosa 1957 a retired Alf Jensen built the "Bun Boards" with steel wheels and sold them e.g. through the Guild Drug store at the price 2,88USD. The name "Bun Board" comes from that the decks was trashed hickory boards that a local bakery had used for baking their buns. This was probably the first commercially sold skateboard. / The Hermosa Bun Board Story The Roller Derby "Skate board" was probably the first mass produced Skateboard in 1963. Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfjsKzYCFEc

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December 1963

Roller Derby Skate board – First mass produced Skateboard

1963-12-01
Roller Derby Skate Company La Mirada, CA factory, 12745 Valley View Ave
La Mirada, CA 90638 United States
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Some say the Roller Derby Skateboard was released already 1959, but according Jim Scheller, Roller Derby vice-president that began working for the company in 1957, keep saying that their board was first out in 1963. See "Did Roller Derby Produce The World's First Commercial Skateboard?". Roller Derby Skate Company’s “Skate Board” was made from wood, with a rounded tip on one end and modified roller-skate steel wheels attached on the other end. It didn’t have concave forms and no grip…

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January 1978

Loftet Skatepark öppnar i Fiskebäck

1978-01-01
Loftet Skatepark, Hälleflundregatan 69
Västra Frölunda, 426 58 Sweden
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Loftet Skatehall

1978 öppnas Loftet skatepark i Fiskebäck Göteborg (av Jonas-yoda Wikström och Dan Edanius?). Cover photo by Jonas-yoda Wikström. Året stämmer men vet inte datum. 1980 lades Loftet skateboardklubb ned och ramperna köptes av Skateland och monterades upp och användes för Coca-Cola cup finalen i juni 1980 på Skateland Skatepark.

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April 1978

New Sport House NSH Öppnar

1978-04-01
New Sport House, Högbergsgatan 26
Stockholm, 116 20 Sweden
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Inte exakt datum, men det var under våran 1978. Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-ePwuMA-RU

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June 1980

Coca Cola Cup Final Skateland 1980

1980-06-07
Skateland Västra Frölunda, Lergöksgatan 2
Västra Frölunda, 421 50 Sweden
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https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=769025823108650&set=g.131913300426

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January 1981

Svenska Skateboard Förbundet bildas & tidningen Uppåt väggarna

1981-01-01

I FB-gruppen Uppåt Väggarna kan man läsa inscannade Uppåt Väggarna som var Svenska Skateboardförbundets tidning. Den gavs ut från 1981 fram till mitten på 1990-talet.

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January 1989

Release of Powell Peralta’s Ban This

1989-01-01

Ban This is a skateboarding documentary film by Powell Peralta featuring the Bones Brigade. The video is known for e.g. Tony Hawk's slow motion parts and Steve Caballero drawing the perfect miniramp line: https://www.facebook.com/bonesbrigade/videos/1040957042594633/ Buy the movie from Poweel-Peralta. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoMU5gjfD34

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May 1989

Norska totalforbudt mot rullebrett opphevet

1989-05-09

"Fra 7. september 1978 til 9. mai 1989 var rullebrett totalforbudt i Norge. På denne tiden var Norge det eneste land i verden der det var forbudt å selge, kjøpe eller stå på rullebrett" / wikipedia.org: Rullebrett aftenposten.no: I elleve år var skating totalforbudt i Norge filmarkivet.no: Brettkontroll https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWpKJZSvHQs

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August 2014

RIP Jay Adams Skateboarder and youngest member of Z-Boys

2014-08-14

Short after surfing some of the biggest barrels Puerto(Mexico) had seen in years, the original Z-Boys crew member died of a heart attack at the age of 53. wikipedia.org: Jay_Adams https://youtu.be/PxqGX0rqNks https://youtu.be/t5wXdqBK3Z0 https://youtu.be/VmCw1SmToCE https://youtu.be/cu1QDvjsgLs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEeX8KxhjJU

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March 2019

RIP Jake Phelps skateboarder and editor of Trasher Magazine

March 15

Thrasher' Editor Jake Phelpsn died at 56. thrashermagazine: Jake Phelps Lifetime Retrospective https://www.instagram.com/p/BvAo67FAIQz/ https://youtu.be/KaTrrBGQqYI https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=RDKaTrrBGQqYI https://www.instagram.com/aaronjawshomoki/p/BvC6uXylE6R/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BvDZDFwAyEM/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BvBpOPUhwFu/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BvCKRx8gCxP/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BvCFGqQAvSP/ https://www.instagram.com/plg/p/BvDifuHBoGv/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BvE9zYnHSIm/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BvCAnL_ljnQ/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BvDMVldFxcu/ https://www.instagram.com/vansparkseries/p/BvCG-Qlhxng/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BvC0SdmgkKb/ https://www.instagram.com/independenttrucks/p/BvCwQJ1BQnv/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BvCdZ_VgD4d/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92shMM82IEQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uxuj7ETrEpE

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