Category Archives: Memoirs

Blogs based on my experiences that have shown me a piece of God’s majesty

Sorrow Turned to Joy

The other day, a couple of friends and I were at a skate park in the rougher part of Sacramento having a grand ole time. About half way through the session though, this little kid named James (probably around 7 … Continue reading

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Wisdom From a Dying Friend

Monday – April 25th I had to say goodbye to one of the best dudes I’ve ever had the privilege to call my friend. It all started for me when I got a phone call from my friend Rick that Matt … Continue reading

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Joy is Strength

I was with some Camp Royal guys at Venice Beach skatepark the other day filming skate footage and an interview for a video promotion they have been working on. We got there at 7:00am to get some good lighting with … Continue reading

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Out of the Mouth of Infants

There’s a park by my mom’s house that I always skate that’s just a couple rails and a box. I was there the other day and this little kid named Matthew came and started cruising around on his skateboard and … Continue reading

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Little Ones

I was at my local park the other day, and after I skated around for a bit I went to the back of the park so I could work on some flat ground tricks by myself. There were only 2 … Continue reading

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The People

Skateboarding can often bring out the animal in me. When I skate I tend to get in the zone and tune out everything and everyone around me. If I’m at a crowded skate park, people often feel like a nuisance … Continue reading

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Surprised to be Alive

  I have had a hurt ankle for about a month and a half now, and at times it can drive me a little crazy. Being hurt and not able to skate can often feel like a prison. Skateboarding is … Continue reading

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Let the Children Come

I was at a skate park the other day and there were these two little kids (probably no older than 8) that were hanging out and asking everyone if they could use their board. I said no at first because … Continue reading

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Arizona Trip: Unity in Diversity

Phoenix Dream Center – probably the most diverse ministry I’ve ever seen. From rescuing girls out of sex slavery to skate ministry, they seem to to do it all. We (Embassador Skateboards) recently had the privilege of being able to … Continue reading

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Never Forsaken

26 years old and still skateboarding – it boggles my mind sometimes. Most of my friends that I grew up skating with haven’t touched a board in years, but after 16 years of skateboarding I’ve never been able to put … Continue reading

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