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Skateboarding is considered as an action sport in witch the rider uses a skateboard to perform tricks. The Skateboard it self was created somewhere around the late 1940's and the early 1950's by surfers in LA, California for an entertainment when the ocean waves were flat. Since then the skateboarding scene has evolved tremendously and to date it's market is worth more than $5 billion.

Throughout the years of evolving, Skateboarding has become a culture, with its' own dressing style and a connection between different music genres like [Hip-Hop], Punk Rock and others. It has also influenced a lot of artists like Musicians and Designers to implement the modern skateboarder look into their creations and products.