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When I was a kid, everywhere I went people said I should be a model, but I was more into 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.
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.
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.
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 was always interested in skateboarding, BMX bike riding, flipping, gymnastics. Anything with tumbling, turning, twisting, and extreme sports.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.