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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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Losing Focus

Dealing with distraction is a big part of skateboarding. If we’re skating by a street, people will often shout at us as they drive by. At skate parks it’s hard not to worry about someone getting in our way, and … Continue reading

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Lunatics with friends

Skateboarding is fun and I love it, but there are moments when it makes me feel like a looney. I scream and yell, snap at people, and have no care whatsoever for other people around me. It amazes me how … 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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Kilian Martin

If you’ve never seen Kilian Martin skate, he is truly a remarkable skateboarder, but what makes Kilian Martin great, is not just his abilities, but his dedicated filmer and editor – Bret Novak. Kilian Martin has been a great skateboarder … Continue reading

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Mystical Skateboarding

When I was young, skateboarding was all about becoming the best I possibly could. It was all about learning as many tricks as I could set my mind to, and doing them down the biggest things I could find. I … Continue reading

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The Hassle

  Life is full of hassle, and the more we love something the more of a hassle it seems to be. From the people we love the most, to the things we love to do, the greater the love, the … Continue reading

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Iron Sharpens Iron

Over the years of being a skateboarder, it has always amazed me how much the people we skate with affects how fast we progress. We progress so much faster when we skate with people that are better than us and/or … Continue reading

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Means to an End

With all the money, fame, and glamor that surrounds the skateboard industry nowadays, it amazes me how often I meet kids that pretty much start skateboarding because they want to go pro. Or take skateboarding super serious and get frustrated … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of Fear

Skateboarding can be very scary, and because of this, the fear of falling will often make it hard to try a trick with complete confidence. And without confidence, it is hard to do tricks properly, for our nerves get all … Continue reading

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