How did a drought make skateboards popular?

A drought made skateboards popular, but how?  And how did skateboards get their shape? Get ready for a smooth ride through history on this episode of Who Smarted?  

For more kids’ skateboarding resources check out:

Skate Like A Girl – promoting inclusion, confidence, leadership and social justice through skateboarding.

Boards for Bros – giving all kids a chance to own a skateboard and experience self-reliance, perseverance, and physical and interpersonal skills

Skate-Aid – creating world peace through skateboarding – seriously. Check them out.

Skatepark project – find a skatepark near you with the skatepark finder, from this organization that was formerly the Tony Hawk Foundation