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I love acting.
I was knocked out by a skateboarder when I was 11.
Trick names are so ridiculous!
When I came back to skating, everyone was like 'Oh you're the snowboard guy.'
Whenever I do a deal I always have the right of approval.
I don't know, I think, in times where I'm really nervous, and I'm really under the pressure the worst possible outcome is for me to start thinking about it. I just do.
When I was 12 years old, I was hanging out with 23-year-olds. I was into cartoons and Pokemon, and they're all talking about girls. It was a strange way to grow up.
I was a monster, a problem child.
I was sponsored when I was about seven by Burton Snowboards.
I'm just going to keep dialing it in and keep practicing.
I've got to stand up for the sport.
I've just had this fight since I can't even remember.
It was hard to find a board my size. I was tiny.
My dad, he's the rocker.
The boarding I do is pretty strenuous and because I'm so active I really don't have to work out too often.
There's not really anywhere I can go without being recognized, but if I put my hair up, that cuts the crowd in half.
I remember thinking that I'd way rather give my parents my money, and not have to like have them go to work anymore, you know what I mean. Because I'd way rather spend more time with them.
I like that you can easily flip the sheets over and have a different feel or vibe in your room. You don't have to go get a whole brand-new set of sheets.
You show up at the Olympics, and you're no longer you; you're an American Olympian. You're part of this greater whole, and the individual doesn't matter.
Having all eyes on me at all times is hard to deal with, but it's great. It feels like you've already accomplished something. It's already predetermined that you're going to do well.
I mean, I get letters in the mail because I had a heart defect when I was one, I had surgeries and stuff. And so you get these letters in the mail that just, they are crazy, they are just like, yes, well our son is dealing with the same thing and we saw you on TV and I mean it is such a cool thing to inspire and kind of give hope.
My dad got me a huge board when I was little. He loves to surf. He suited me up and sent me out on this huge wave. I went under, and when I came out and the board hit me in the face. So I said, I never wanted to do this again. I stayed away until I was 13.
What drives me now is the fact that I feel like I still have so many tricks that I want to learn and so many things that I can still do. And so many cool things outside of sports that I have been doing.
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