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Skateboarding Demonstration

Watch the tricks, heed the tips, skate like a pro

News 1977 3 mins

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A novelty for Northern Ireland as an American skateboarder rides Belfast's pavements, giving the public a rare glimpse of the action sport. He shows off his prowess to an appreciative audience, with a series of old-school spins and flips, and gives advice for locals looking to take up the sport.

This material is Courtesy of the UTV Archive.