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HomeVideoMarginalized people find community in skateboarding as sport becomes more open

Marginalized people find community in skateboarding as sport becomes more open

Skateboarding’s popularity has skyrocketed since its early outsider origins, but for a lot of its history, the sport has seemed largely reserved for straight, white men. Special correspondent Christopher Booker reports on how the closed-off culture of skateboarding is becoming a lot more inclusive.

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