To skate or not to skate? For this female skater, there is no question.

             Skateboarding made her feel different, but in a good way. Dedicated to getting better every day and starting to learn tricks, this skater continues to prove that females skate too!             Leilee Naderi, first year at Cal Poly, grew up in Santa Clara County, CA. Her parents, both born in Iran, moved to the … Continue reading To skate or not to skate? For this female skater, there is no question.

Commit to a trick and believe in yourself, local skater produces some moments for the camera.

Skateparks create a space for skaters of all experience levels to come out, skate, and influence one another (SLO Skatepark). Anyone can show up, but what separates the beginners from the experts is how you spend your time improving. Local SLO skateboarder Andrew Johnson (Instagram@ajdrewman) skates the park everyday. After skating around and getting to … Continue reading Commit to a trick and believe in yourself, local skater produces some moments for the camera.

Ride hard because bones heal and chicks dig scars

Skateboarding and falling complement each other. You must learn to fall properly. It is part of the experience. Learn more from your mistakes, then you do from landing tricks. If it was easy, everyone would skateboard. But, it's not. After spending hours trying, you might get the feeling of landing a trick. Or you might … Continue reading Ride hard because bones heal and chicks dig scars