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This recreational activity turned action sport has shaped and influenced many extreme sports enthusiast around the world. The sport dates back to the early 1950s when surfers in California wanted something to surf when the waves were flat. These first skateboarders started with wooden boxes or boards with roller skate wheels attached to the bottom. After some time manufacturers perfected the crafting of a skateboard and brought on a new evolution of extreme sports. Skateboarding quickly took off and its popularity spawned a national magazine titled Skateboarder Magazine. Its growth hasnât skipped a beat as a 2002 report found that there were 18.5 million skateboarders in the world. This growth has driven many companies to quickly sponsor and endorse the athletes that have made the sport so memorable. Skateboarders like Ryan Sheckler and Tony Hawk have led the way with major endorsements, speaking engagements and corporate appearances.
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