Daily life in our paved world is different from the daily life we remember from the pastoral existence of our bucolic past. Urban design has been fraught with the urge to pave, to cut back on expense and deliver durability and low maintenance utility to the surfaces of the cityscape.

The limits of recreational space have dictated the rethinking of the idea and possibility of sport. The need for low-cost transportation for youth has always been the seed bed for creative adaptation.

The skateboard, which was developed and marketed within the toy industry during the early sixties, has now through sophistication and youthful need and time become the vehicle of urbanized identity and rebellion for youth world-wide.