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CALI Strong presents Skateboarding: The Latino Effect

Latinos in Skateboarding: Z-Boy Tony Alva, Paul Rodriguez Pro Champion Skateboarder, Vanessa Torres Gold Medal Pro Skateboarder, Sandro Dias Pro Skateboard Champion

Latino Americans and Skateboarding Have a Rich History

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In the 1990′s and early 2000′s, mainstream pop culture associated skateboarding primarily with white suburban boys. The stereotypical “skater boy” had long blonde hair and a punk or hippie aesthetic. These days, it is much more common to find Native American, Black and Latino youth skateboarding and embracing skater culture, as well as punk and hippie culture.
However, it might surprise you to discover that Latino Americans and skateboarding have a longstanding relationship. Latino youth have rich historical ties to skateboarding and to punk rock culture in general.
CALI Strong presents Skateboarding: The Latino Effect Reviewed by Gideon Lupine on 3:47:00 PM Rating: 5

1 comment:

  1. Very often we don't see what is right in front of us. The facts are often obscured by what we think.

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