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Alva Skates

This ad is a good sampling of the Alva team with Dave Duncan, Chris Cook, Eddie Reategui and Jim Murphy.

Old inline skate ad from Rollerblade ------- http://www.loveteeruk.com/

Check out this list of 10 inline skate ads and take a look at where inline skating has taken to the mainstream media to promote products while promoting the sport.

100 year old church turned into a colorful skate park

A 100-Year-Old Church Transformed Into A Skate Park Painted With Colorful Graffiti

Empty Spanish church transformed into 'Sistine chapel' of skateboarding. A group of skateboard enthusiasts and a Madrid street artist convert abandoned church into mural-covered skatepark.

One of the very first Van's ads. Funny how they weren't sold in Cali or Hawaii at first.

Designspiration — vintage-vans-advertising-skateboard_vans_off_the_wall_skateboardshoe

Pattini di rullo rosa pastello di vintage retrò di Pepandpin

Retro vintage pastel pink roller skates

Skates and skate key - These were the old-style roller skates that you clamped on the sole of your shoe and tightened to fit snugly on with a skate a key.  During the summers we lived on our roller skates playing cowboys and Indians and cops and robbers.  Feet and legs would tingle long after removing the skates at night.    I had my Mom's since she was never allowed to use them after falling once.  They were like new.  Mine are long gone, but the key is in my china cabinet.

Exactly like my first pair of roller skates. You put your feet in them (with your shoes on), strapped them on, then tightened the toe hold with the key. "I've got a brand new pair of roller skates, you've got a brand new key.