Top 75 Skateboarding Quotes

Here we have the best Skateboarding Quotes from famous authors such as Shaun White, Demetri Martin, Harmony Korine, Scott Caan, Nyjah Huston. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

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Skateboarding is training, but I don’t think of it as training. It’s fun.

When I was a kid, I always wanted to live in California because I liked skateboarding.

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.

My whole body is a wreck. I’ve injured myself so many times with jujitsu, skateboarding, football. I guess I like to live hard.

I hope that skateboarding gets a lot of new fans out there and that people start to fall in love with it and get to realize that it’s a really fun thing to do and a really fun thing to watch, especially as far as the competition goes.

When I was a kid, everywhere I went people said I should be a model, but I was more into skateboarding.

Daria Werbowy
As I get older in my skateboarding career, I would like to get more into the business side of thingsstarting my own company or investing.

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.

All I wanted to do was ride skateboards – I wanted to be a professional skateboarder. But I had this problem. I kept breaking half of my body skateboarding.

People really criticize professional athletes going into the Olympics. People don’t like change. A bunch of people don’t like the Olympics now because we’ve added skateboarding… We’re modernizing the sport.

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.

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
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’d always loved what went on in skateboarding. I’d never skated myself, but I loved the graphics – I really liked the rebelliousness of it.

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.

When I was growing up, skateboarding was big and basketball was big.

Vince Staples
California just does not remotely embrace the fact that it’s where skateboarding itself was birthed and where 90% of the industry is.

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.

I wanted to promote skateboarding as much as possible through different media.

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.

I grew up skateboarding, but I don’t even do that anymore.

I was always interested in skateboarding, BMX bike riding, flipping, gymnastics. Anything with tumbling, turning, twisting, and extreme sports.

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.

Being in the Olympics isn’t the chance for one of us to go out there and win the thing… It’s growing skateboarding, creating more opportunity for kids to be able to fulfill their dreams of being a pro-skater.

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.

Nike is the prime shoe sponsor in sports in general but definitely in skateboarding. I couldn’t think of a better company I’d rather ride for. I’ve always thought they were such an amazing team. They’ve always had the best gears on their team; their product is insanely good.

The way skateboarding contests were in the past was like going to a basketball game and being told at the end of the game what the score was and who won. Think about how unengaging that would be if you didn’t know who was ahead or if it was a close game.

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 personally think skateboarding is harder because it has so many moving parts. With snowboarding, your feet are strapped to your board.

I’m riveted by extreme sports like big-wave surfing, ‘megaramp’ skateboarding and half-pipe snowboarding. I’m fascinated partly because the sports are so exhilaratingly acrobatic. But I’m also captivated by the fear that a terrible accident might happen at any moment. And accidents do happen.

Solitary pursuits like playing video games and skateboarding can’t compete with the thrill of mobbing a teammate as he scores the winning run – nor do they end with a postgame trip to Dairy Queen.

All the fans who see me ride through the city are laughing. They can’t believe the manager of Leipzig is skateboarding! They like it. They never say, ‘He’s crazy.’ They recognise that you are living a normal life.

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.

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.

Growing up, I absolutely loved skateboarding and dirt bike riding with my brother and the neighborhood kids.

Daniella Monet
Skateboarding is something that I’ve loved ever since I started when I was five years old.

Hopefully, kids realize you can do anything you want. Skateboarding can be that gateway.

For me, skateboarding is a lifestyle. I really don’t know anything different. My life revolves around skating. If I wasn’t a professional skateboarder, I’d still be skating every day.

From a very young age, as a teenager, I was into hip-hop and skateboarding and all those things that were akin to a kid in the ’90s. All those things are what resulted in clothes.

My whole life has been the skate life. I don’t really remember doing anything besides skateboarding.

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
Every Halloween for six years, I was a Ninja Turtle, and Mikey was my favorite. The turtles really made me who I am today. They got me into martial arts, meditation, surfing, skateboarding; big time influence on who I am today.

Greg Cipes
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 was everything to us growing up. It changes the way you see the world: you spend all day looking for ditches.

Most of my fans know I love video games. I say it in every interview, so they know. But one thing that I like doing is skateboarding, I like jet skiing, skydiving. It’s like a huge roller coaster ride. Like forty seconds of free-falling. That’s some of the stuff I love, daredevil stuff. I like horseback riding.

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.

Skateboarding was the only thing I was ever good at. Growing up, I was doing that from, like, dusk till dawn.

D J Cotrona
I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. ‘Action sport’ would be the least offensive categorization.

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.

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.

Even though skateboarding is considered a sport now and it is going to be in the Olympics for the first time, you always have to realize what got it there and what’s going to always be important.

So much of my life and my style and sensibility are influenced by skateboarding. It’s counter-culture and skateboarding is my introduction to counter-culture.

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.

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 gear – elbow pads, knee pads, every kind of pad, plus a helmet – to stop myself from getting hurt.

I started out making skateboard videos. Soon, it dawned on me I just wasn’t that great at skateboarding. So I put down the skateboard and just kept going with the camera.

I had a really lovely upbringing. I did a lot of skateboarding down country lanes.

I was into skateboarding, so through skating I kind of got into hip hop by discovering it through skate videos.

That is the most fun part of skateboarding, the challenges. There are always new possibilities.

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
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.

I think that’s one of the best things about skateboarding. We’re all competitors out there, but no one dislikes each other.

Life is a lot like skateboarding.

Man, I feel like I hear people talk about the old ‘Tony Hawk‘ games all the time, and that’s what got them into skateboarding.

I was a little nerdy, but I got along with everybody. I had fun at school – skateboarding, surfing, getting kicked out of class for making too much noise.

Jason Lee
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.

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.

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.

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.

I love skateboarding and rollerblading, but I’m not really allowed to do it because of my tennis.

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.

There is sort of an unspoken ‘no skateboarding’ clause on tour that I break pretty often.

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.

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.

In 2002, in this country, there was an observation that for the first time in America, more kids were actively pursuing skateboarding than baseball.

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.