- 1964, noun and verb, from skate (v.) on model of surfboard. The phenomenon began c. 1963 in southern California and was nationwide the following summer.
Skateboarding requires only a tapered piece of wood flexibly mounted on roller-skate wheels and a stretch of pavement -- preferably downhill and away from traffic. ["Life," June 5, 1964]
- 1. Elbow pads and knee pads are essential on a skateboard.
- 2. Suddenly Ned swerved the truck, narrowly missing a blond teenager on a skateboard.
- 3. Don't skateboard or roller skate on the road..
- 4. When was the last time you were even on a skateboard?
- 5. Those two kids skateboard in the park to show some special technics.
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