Legend has it that skateboarding was born sometime in the mid 1940s when some inventive Californian teenagers tried to figure out a way to surf when the waves weren’t big enough.
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Los Angeles, World Capital of Teen Fandom
Teenage is screening today at ArcLight Doc Fest in Los Angeles, so here’s a chronological compilation of LA teens doing what they do best — fawning over entertainers of all kinds in the entertainment capital of the world (the above photo is a Bee Gees concert in 1979!).
Portrait of the footballer as a young man.
Bobby Fischer was just 13-years-old when he defeated American chess master Donald Byrne in 1956, marking the beginning of an extraordinary but difficult chess career.
Ten years ago, most Ugandan teens had never heard of skateboarding.
Young ladies of the 1980s loved RUSH, Pac Man, Mickey Mouse, sk8boarding and short shorts.
‘Greatest Athlete of the Twentieth Century ‘ Jim Thorpe got his start on the Carlisle Indian Industrial School team.
Theatrical, spirited, and oversized—what would high school sports be without their Eagles, Bobcats, or Black Knights?
For two generations family owned Scurlock Studio photographed Washington DC’s African American community.