A Photo Album That Will Take You Back in Time to Skateboarding in the 1970s in California

When you think of the history of skateboarding, you're sure to reminisce about California in the 1970s. Long hair, short shorts, emptied drain ditches and swimming pools all come to mind. To further take you back in time and bring about your appreciation for the culture that still lives in today's action sports community, photographer Hugh Holland brings you back to the golden age in the photo album called Locals Only: California Skateboarding 1975-1978. You know that detrimental drought everyone keeps talking about in California? In the 1970s, a drought hit as well, and the skateboarder community took advantage of it in innovative ways, using the swimming pools and drainage ditches that were left empty and dried up by carving them with their skateboards, some even simply just wooden boards with wheels. Holland, not a skateboarder himself, spent three years tracking the skateboarders featured in the album in order to document these kids out-of-the-box subculture. skateboarding skateboarding skateboarding skateboarding skateboarding skateboarding skateboarding skateboarding What do you think of these photos? Source: Bored Panda Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_108834" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat code @BodyRockTV[/caption]

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