Set of four Tim Brauch signature skateboarding wheels

Description (Brief)
This is a set of four, Tim Brauch, signature wheels of yellow plastic urethane made by Santa Monica Airlines or SMA. Tim Brauch (1974-1999) began his career in the late 1980s, had his first pro model board by 1992 and established the Este line of shoes and clothing in the mid-1990s. Tim’s career was cut short when he passed away suddenly of cardiac arrest at the age of 25. His family holds the Tim Brauch Memorial Contest each year to celebrate Tim’s love of skateboarding.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
wheels, skateboarding
Date made
ca 1990s
user
Brauch, Tim
maker
Santa Monica Airlines
Physical Description
urethane (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm; 1 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in
ID Number
2000.0240.10
accession number
2000.0240
catalog number
2000.0240.10
subject
Sports
skateboarding
Professional
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Skateboarding
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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