The purpose of this project is to examine the growing popularity within the skateboarding and why the sport has gained such a cult following. The project as well looks into the skate culture of Atlanta through personal interviews and research. The point of this paper is to accurately depict the Atlanta skate scene, but also depicts how the Atlanta skate culture is a product of greater national development of Skateboarding as a whole over time. In the end, the project will represent the growing market of skateboarding within Atlanta, but will explain its formation due to overarching factors that have affected & are still affecting skate culture today.
Lampkin, Zachery A., "Why Is Skateboarding so Popular? An Examination of the National Sensation that is Skateboarding and its Relation to the Atlanta Skate Market and Experience" (2016). Senior Independent Study Theses. Paper 7363.
Cultural History | History | Other History | Social History
Bachelor of Arts
Senior Independent Study Thesis
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