Daily Archives: August 30, 2013

Skateboarding and the 1964 Chargers vs. Bills Thanksgiving Day Game


Here is an interesting clip from the 1964 Thanksgiving Day game between the Chargers and Bills.  First of all, the clip is in color, which is always a treat when dealing with video from that era.  Second, however, are the skateboarders that are shown riding around an area in Balboa Stadium.  Two of these young men are actually sons of then-Charges owner, Barron Hilton.  I found a bit about this skating team on a website dedicated to the history of skateboarding (http://skateculturehistory.tripod.com/Scateculture.html) read more