Marina Gera

In the 1960s, skateboarding was taking off as not only an alternative activity for surfers but an accessible and social activity for all youth that wasn’t dependent on access to waves. In the same issue of Skateboarder magazine that features the legendary Pat McGee on the cover (October 1965), there’s a small photo of Marina Gera skating barefoot, taken by Robert Larson. She was a resident of San Francisco and considered “one of the best in the Bay area.” And that’s the one time she appears!

Is this anyone’s grandmother or great-aunt? Would love to know more about her.

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