Presently, skateboarding competitions for women can be seen at all major skateboarding events, such as the X-games, the Gravity Games, and the Slam City Jam.
Skateboarding has long been a male-dominated sport; a survey in 2002, estimated that only 26 percent of skateboarders were female.
In 1983, skateboarding manufacturers noticed the upward trend, and Transworld Skateboarding magazine was introduced.
During the early times of this period starting in 1993, skateboarding had to compete with rollerblading and the economic recession.
By the beginning of the 1980s, skateboarding had died again.
Suddenly for the first time in the history of skateboarding, outdoor skate parks were created, leading to a meeting place for aficionados of the sport.
Many objects in homes and offices are made of glass.
The improvement in traction and performance was so immense that from the wheel's release in 1974, the popularity of skateboarding started to rise rapidly again, and companies wanted to invest more in product development.
Skateboarding is the act of riding on or performing tricks with a skateboard.
A key skateboarding trick, the ollie, was only developed in the late 1970s.
The skateboarding boom in the 1990s, coupled with an overall advancement in womens' sports, produced more female skaters than in previous decades.
Skateboarding has been shaped and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the years.
The growth of skateboarding at this time can also be seen in Makaha's sales figures which quoted $4 million worth of board sales between 1963 and 1965 (Weyland, 2002:28).
Once skateboarders started to get hurt, cities banned skateboarding and it led to too much inventory for the companies that first manufactured them.
Public skateboard parks were built once again in California, and from the start of the generation until now, skateboarding has continued to have success in its current era.
Skateboarding was, at first, tied to the culture of surfing.
In 1976, skateboarding was transformed by the invention of the first modern skateboarding trick by Alan "Ollie" Gelfand.
Skateboarding is a relatively modern sport—it originated as "sidewalk surfing" in the United States—particularly California—in the 1950s.
Skaters such as Elissa Steamer and Cara-Beth Burnside elevated women's skateboarding to a new level.
The development of these complex tricks by Rodney Mullen and others transformed skateboarding.
The popularity of skateboarding at this time spawned a national magazine, The Quarterly Skateboarder, and the 1965 international championships were broadcast on national television.
The Act of Cienia guaranteed Wladyslaw that he would become the next king of Poland.
Another important development in skateboarding came about by accident.
Longboarding, speedboarding, downhill sliding, pool or bowl skating, slalom, and ditch skateboarding are thriving all over the world, albeit below the radar.
Skateboarding's popularity dropped and remained low until the early 1970s.
Skateboarding was originally called "sidewalk surfing," and early skaters emulated surfing style and moves.
Public opposition, and the threat of lawsuits, forced businesses and property owners to ban skateboarding on their property.
Films such as Saturday Night Fever contributed to disco's rise in mainstream popularity.
One of the first to make the switch was Steve Rocco, who started World Industries, one of the new companies who started the trend toward "new school" skateboarding.