Skateboard helmet worn by Mark Lake

Skateboard helmet worn by Mark Lake

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Description (Brief)
Helmet worn by the donor, Mark Lake, at the Surf Expo, 80s competition in Orlando, Florida in 2011. Lake began his pro skateboarding career at 19 with his first pro model deck by Flite Skateboards. In 1985 he began skating for Walker skateboards where he designed his unique 'Nightmare' board and in 1987 left to create his own company, Lake Skateboards. He has been competing throughout the country for the past 35 years.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
skateboard helmet
helmet, skateboarding
date made
2011
user
Lake, Mark
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
foam (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 12 in x 5 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 30.48 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
2011.0092.01
accession number
2011.0092
catalog number
2011.0092.01
subject
Sports
skateboarding
Professional
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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