Did you know that from 1960 to 1963, over fifty million skateboards
were sold in the US? Life Magazine. These images, snapped by staff photographer Bill Eppridge in
New York City, are as stylish and timeless as they were over 50 years
ago. Wouldn’t you love to see more New Yorkers on skateboards these days
like in California?
Skateboarding was clearly becoming a growing sport
and eventually in May of 1965, this fun-loving street activity landed on
the cover of
My most cherished possessions are my grandma’s letters and my vintage skateboard.