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I love skateboarding and rollerblading, but I’m not really allowed to do it because of my tennis.
The last few years I became a lot more into sports. Growing up, the sports I liked were independent sports, like skateboarding. I was really into skateboarding, and not necessarily team televised sports.
Life is a lot like skateboarding.
I grew up in the San Fernando Valley of Southern California in the 1970s. My friends and I were into bicycle motocross and into skateboarding in empty swimming pools. Those activities shaped my generation.
When I moved from Armenia to L.A., I moved to North Kingsley Drive. That was my street, that’s where I grew up and I saw everything there. I started skateboarding there. I witnessed homelessness, the poor, you know, I noticed gangs. I learned about friendship.
Growing up, I absolutely loved skateboarding and dirt bike riding with my brother and the neighborhood kids.
When I first started snowboarding, nobody trained off-hill. People weren’t going to the gym and getting stronger. Snowboarding was more self-expression, like skateboarding. It was just something you went and did. It wasn’t something you trained for.
I think that’s one of the best things about skateboarding. We’re all competitors out there, but no one dislikes each other.
Punk rock and skateboarding took the ‘school’ out of living your life, and I related to learning as I went, doing a lot of different things that I liked, when I liked. Consequently, I’m mediocre at all of the above, but still stoked on being a lifetime student of music, skating, painting, writing, etc.
Growing up in Huntington Beach, you were either a traditional sports athlete, a skateboarder, or a surfer. I got my first skateboard when I was five and skated off and on over the years, did a little BMX racing as a kid, and then in my freshman or sophomore year I started getting a little bit more into skateboarding.
I feel like skateboarding is as much of a sport as a lifestyle, and an art form, so there’s so much that that transcends in terms of music, fashion, and entertainment.
We literally see things so differently, all the architecture and stuff. That’s the cool part about skateboarding. We’re out there skating stuff that’s not meant to be skated.
The hardest thing about skateboarding is consistency: The slightest flick of your foot or gust of wind can send your board flying, so it’s really anybody‘s game out there.
That is the most fun part of skateboarding, the challenges. There are always new possibilities.
I’d say street skating is the most fun of the six skateboarding events for me personally. It’s also because you can do it anywhere. You don’t need a specific ramp or competition; you can just go shred anywhere around your hometown and have a blast with it. That’s the best part about street skating.
When I was growing up, skateboarding was big and basketball was big.
As skateboarding evolved, it evolved away from competition. Having a best-trick contest doesn’t work.
My life path has been a blessing and a great learning experience. Skateboarding is my passion and I don’t see that changing. When I’m not skating, I love to surf. I’m open to the new experiences and opportunities.
I mean, really, skateboarding is just going out and having fun with your friends and filming cool tricks and challenging yourself and just really just having a good time. That’s what skateboarding really is.
I love skateboarding because it’s the funnest thing on earth. And that goes for, not only if you’re one of us about to skate the Olympics or just a kid out there skating your skate park, just having fun. It’s the freedom, the love. It brings us all together and the nonstop challenge and the progression.
I was always interested in skateboarding, BMX bike riding, flipping, gymnastics. Anything with tumbling, turning, twisting, and extreme sports.
My dad was really controlling and he did want me to skate every single day. I would say he did it in a little bit of a strict way, which probably wasn’t necessary because bottom line I loved skateboarding and that’s all I wanted to do anyway.
As an introverted kid who lived in the middle of nowhere, my stories made up the whole of my social life. That meant that while other kids cultivated hobbies like skateboarding or playing the piano, I sat at home scribbling in notebooks.
I personally think skateboarding is harder because it has so many moving parts. With snowboarding, your feet are strapped to your board.
When I was a kid, I always wanted to live in California because I liked skateboarding.
My parents always did things a little bit differently. My three brothers, my sister and I didn’t go to normal public schools – we were home-schooled. We didn’t play Little League or other team sports. We were a skateboarding family.