Skateboarding bloomed snowboarding wakeboarding and everysingle board sport, it was the first Boarding sport ever.
Wrong. People were riding surfboards well before there were any skateboards. In fact, if I'm not mistaken, the first skateboards were made by surfers who wanted to pass time on flat days, tearing up the sidewalks.
And you folks really shouldn't let that guys comments bother you. I'm disappointed that anybody even bothered to acknowledge his post.