Relive the glory days of the Catalina Classic Skateboard Race circa 1977


Santa Catalina Island, CA: Amazing footage of the original Catalina Classic race from 1977. John Hutson won the Downhill, and Bobby Piercy took first in the Slalom. Deanna Calkin was the Women’s Slalom winner. A lot of the top racers from back in the day are in here: Jamie Hart, Bob Skoldberg, Mike Goldman, Dennis Shufeldt, and more.
Sports Illustrated original coverage:
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And thanks to roadrider1973 for the upload

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