SKATEBOARDING REPORT

The early days of skateboarding - schoolchildren practice at Falkirk Ice Rink, the first indoor facility in Scotland. (clip)

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Places:

  • Stirlingshire

Subjects:

  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Sports
  • Television news
  • Television sport

Series:

  • Scotland today

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: SKATEBOARDING REPORT

Reference number: T2300

Date: 1977

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.16 mins

Description: Scotland Today news report on Scotland's first indoor skateboarding rink in Falkirk. General views of children enjoying skateboarding and interview with the developer.

Shotlist: ints skateboarding rink where children enjoy skateboarding. Reporter 'skateboards' to camera, proceeding to tell the viewer about the increasing popularity of skateboarding, and why the new rink has been built (0.33) gvs skateboarding rink (0.56) i/v with developer Jack Ogilvie, tells of how they agreed with Falkirk Council to lease the premises of the ice rink to the skateboarding developer. architect saw four in London and Leeds rinks to research. Safety aspect. (1.45) gvs rink in action (2.00) [trims] reporter falling off skateboard, repeated gvs rink and interviews (5.16) 197ft