It’s really crazy to think how much things have changed in aÂ relativelyÂ short amount of time. Fifty years ago, skateboarding was just starting to make its way out of California and across the rest of the country. Below are some real great photos taken throughout New York City in the 1960’s that capture the fun and excitement of riding a skateboard for the first time.
All images byÂ Â Bill Eppridge.
Source: LIFE Archive