While much of the mythos of the origin of skateboarding is centered around teenage boys of Southern California, there was a strong contingent of female pioneers who helped shape skateboarding since it’s inception. Below we take a look at some of the women who influenced skateboarding culture in the 60s and 70s:

Female Skateboarders In The 1970s
Ellen O'Neal Photograph
Vicky Vickers
Laura Thornhill Skateboarding
21 Fantastic Pictures Of Female Skateboarders From The 1970s
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