Skateboarding has come a long way in recent years. What was once seen as a rebellious hobby for delinquent kids has now firmly established itself, not only in the world of professional sport, but also in the eyes of a society that once so vehemently disapproved of it.
There was a time, in the not so distant past, where skate parks were few and far between, and skateboarders were constantly being moved on by police. The global branded clothing was once a distant wish and once these British kids, seen sporting the Penfield brand from a UK based dispatch centre, and grinding along pavements were cast a disapproving eye from members of the public. Skateboarding was seen almost as an anti-social behaviour, and was rarely, if ever, taken seriously by parents and teachers, the police or society at large.
Since that time skateboarding has considerably smoothed out its rougher…
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