Skateboarding Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Skateboarding Quotes from famous persons: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Mary H.K. Choi, Tony Hawk, Mark Hoppus, Lil Wayne. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Skateboarding Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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I love skateboarding and rollerblading, but I’m not really allowed to do it because of my tennis.
Yes, Justin Bieber is a contrivance. Yes, Justin Bieber’s lyrics are insipid – worse still, disingenuous. Yes, his tattoos stink. Yes, he‘s lousy at skateboarding. But what does any of this actually matter? In case you missed it, Bieber won.
I wanted to promote skateboarding as much as possible through different media.
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.
Skateboarding is training, but I don’t think of it as training. It’s fun.
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.
Daniella Monet
I’m trying to think about my future and be smart in the way I’m using my money and saving my money and making money outside of skateboarding.
Skateboarding helps a ton with balance, precision, with air awareness… it gets your senses to be spot-on and it’s also a great way to take my mind off things.
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’m stoked that the Olympics finally put skateboarding in there. I was always a little confused about why it wasn’t in there in the first place considering that snowboarding and other similar sports were in the Olympics.
When I was a kid, everywhere I went people said I should be a model, but I was more into skateboarding.
Daria Werbowy
I was born in Orange, California and I grew up in Huntington Beach. I started skateboarding when I was five and continued to do so off and on over the years.
Jason Lee
I think that’s one of the best things about skateboarding. We’re all competitors out there, but no one dislikes each other.
I’m one of the fortunate ones to be making a good living for myself off of being a professional skateboarder. But there’s hundreds and hundreds of pro skateboarders out there that are professional and they are so good at what they do. But… there’s just not that much money in skateboarding.
My youngest son’s pre-school class was recently asked what their dads do for work. The responses were things like, my dad sells money, and my dad figures stuff out. My son said, ‘I’ve never seen my dad do work.’ It’s true. Skateboarding doesn’t seem like real work, but I’m proud of what I do.
The reality of professional skateboarding contests is that they’re not relevant in our world.
Usually the thing that signifies that I’m done with the winter and all that is that I start skateboarding.
I’ve been wearing Vans since I was a little kid. I wear them on stage, and I grew up skateboarding and surfing.
In skateboarding, you’re never bigger than the streets.
DC and Monster have always supported my vision for street skateboarding, from building skate plazas throughout the world to now creating the first-ever professional skateboarding league.
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.
One of the best things to me about ‘Skate’ is that if you play this game from beginning to end, you just got a complete education on what skateboarding is.
I worked with a skateboarding instructor for three hours every day. We would go to the park and do ramps. I had to wear a ridiculous amount of gearelbow pads, knee pads, every kind of pad, plus a helmet – to stop myself from getting hurt.
I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. ‘Action sport’ would be the least offensive categorization.
Snowboarding is skateboarding without the wheels, just on snow. It’s the same thing, just that one is on hard ground with the wheels, the other is on snow. You just have to know how to maneuver your board and do things you want to do.
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.
Jason Lee
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.
Thank you for reminding Canada that I’m a disappointment to them. I like hockey, I love it, but I’m not an avid hockey – let’s face it, true Canadianfan. I’ve always been more into snowboarding and skateboarding and sort of the alternative sports, I’m not crazy about hockey – but love it!
Dustin Milligan
I actually got into music because of art and because of skateboarding: All those graphics and punk bands and fanzines – they were glued together in my brain.
If I weren’t skateboarding, I’d love to race cars. I like anything that’s fast and active.
It all started in a local park in El Paso called Madeleine Park. At a ditch, a very small ditch, that everybody used to go skateboarding in. It was me and Jim Ward and an acoustic guitar. He and I constructed the very first phases of At The Drive In.
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.
Skateboarding teaches you how to take a fall properly. If you try to kickflip down some stairs, it might take you thirty tries – and you just learn how to take a tumble out of it without getting hurt.
No matter what I do, how much money I make, where I live, or what kind of car I drive, the stuff I skateboard on is the same stuff that every other kid in L.A., every kid in the country, everybody in the world is skateboarding on.
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.
I’m thankful to be a mixed racial person in skateboarding. I’m part Japanese too, so when I go over to Japan everyone loves me there, when I go somewhere where there are a lot of Black people they’ll love me there too.
Street League Skateboarding is the premier professional skateboarding league in the world, with the biggest prize money in history.
That is the most fun part of skateboarding, the challenges. There are always new possibilities.
When I was a kid, I loved Nicholas brothers films. It was like skateboarding. Even Gene Kelly: I always preferred him to Fred Astaire, just because he was more athletic, like skateboarding.
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.
Solitary pursuits like playing video games and skateboarding can’t compete with the thrill of mobbing a teammate as he scores the winning runnor do they end with a postgame trip to Dairy Queen.
I’ve actually said ‘get off my grass‘ to people before. They were skateboarding on my grass!
California just does not remotely embrace the fact that it’s where skateboarding itself was birthed and where 90% of the industry is.
When I was growing up, skateboarding was big and basketball was big.
Vince Staples
I like skateboarding. I’m here on this planet to skateboard; I feel this is what God wants me to do. I just live it. I get hurt all the time. I break bones. It’s just all part of the process.
I’ve made money from a young age but it’s never taken away from my love of skateboarding. I don’t just do this for money.
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.
Skateboarding is interesting. You can’t really practice it as much. It takes a big toll on your body. Your legs get really tired really fast. If I skate too much, I’ll be way too sore.
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.
Skateboarding has given me everything I have and created who I am.
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.
Even when I’m at home, I keep to myself – skateboarding, riding bikes, and stuff in the house.
My whole life has been the skate life. I don’t really remember doing anything besides skateboarding.
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.
I wasn’t, you know, Mr. Popular. I was somewhere in the middle ground. I was quite alternative, the things I liked to do. Skateboarding, at the time. Playing in a band as opposed to playing in the rugby team. You know, that kind of thing.
Iwan Rheon
When I was a kid, I always wanted to live in California because I liked skateboarding.
There is sort of an unspoken ‘no skateboarding’ clause on tour that I break pretty often.
When I was a kid, I used to make skateboarding videos, and I would pretend to be in a band and make rock videos that I’d edit with two VCRs.
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.