Mark Lake model skateboard

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Description (Brief)
This board was used by the donor, Mark Lake at the Surf Expo, 80s competition in Orlando, Florida in 2011. Lake began his pro skateboarding career at 19 with his first pro model deck by Flite Skateboards. In 1985 he began skating for Walker skateboards where he designed his unique 'Nightmare' board and in 1987 left to create his own company, Lake Skateboards. He has been competing throughout the country for the past 35 years.
Location
Currently not on view
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Skateboarding
Sports & Leisure
1980s
ID Number
2011.0092.02
accession number
2011.0092
catalog number
2011.0092.02
Lake, Mark
subject
Sports
skateboarding
Professional
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30 in x 10 in x 4 1/2 in; 76.2 cm x 25.4 cm x 11.43 cm
National Museum of American History
Object Name
skateboard