A Very Loose History of Skateboard Shapes

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From a distance, some might think skateboards have carried the same shape for decades but any good skater would strongly disagree. Starting in the 60s, Joe Pease takes you on a colorful — and at times bizarre — ride through the evolution of skateboard design. Part one covers everything from banana boards to the double-tail, while the follow-up brings you up to date with the modern deck.