First skateboards featured ‘death wheels,’ but a kid from Maryland changed everything

Jack Smith of the Morro Bay Skateboard Museum tells the story of how skateboarding evolved from metal and clay 'death wheels' to the polyurethane that brought a smooth ride and international popularity.
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Jack Smith of the Morro Bay Skateboard Museum tells the story of how skateboarding evolved from metal and clay 'death wheels' to the polyurethane that brought a smooth ride and international popularity.