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I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.
My whole life has been the skate life. I don't really remember doing anything besides skateboarding.
There's a lot of emotions that always come out after a skate of a lifetime. I always start crying because there is so much buildup to that competition.
I've learned some of the greatest life lessons from growing up in the skate and punk rock communities.
Any eyes on me - a late-night street sweeper, some dude texting in his parked car, the homeless guy talking to himself - make me feel uncomfortable when I skate. Everyone expects me to do certain things.
People would ask me why I was doing what I was doing - but I always told them that I just loved to skate. There was no other explanation.
I skate to anything with a good beat, anything that can get me motivated.
Honestly, the best skater that I've seen who raps is Tyler, The Creator. He really can skate... He's legit.
I skate now for fun and to keep myself in shape.
I trip walking down the stairs, but I can skate them probably.
I'm going to skate exactly the way I want to, create programs that I like, and everything will fall into place where it is supposed to.
That's another thing, we made up games. We didn't have equipment. When it snowed, we would play slow motion tackle football. We would play hockey, but we wouldn't skate. We just made things up. I loved doing that.
If skating got into the Olympics, I would be tempted to hold off on shredding for a year and just skate, to make that my new goal. In that sport, I'm still the underdog.
If you go to a building to skate, or if you go to these places to skate, you're told it's against the law in some cities. It's definitely a bummer. It's unfortunate.
There is no age, height, or weight requirement to skate. It is good exercise no matter what your age is. If you want to be competitive, most start young. But, I practice with many adult competitors.
I skate about 15 to 20 hours a week and also incorporate a lot of off-ice training. I take ballet and Pilates classes and lift weights with my physical therapist when I'm not on the ice.
I am always hurt, but what are you going to do? I have to skate.
I wanted to learn how to skate backwards and they wouldn't help me and they went off and left me on my own.
I run a lot. I do a lot of yoga. Hot yoga. Which is random and sounds lame, but it has definitely made my flexibility and balance 100 percent better on my skateboard. I do that and a lot of plyometric, biometrics, and surf. I train every other day of the week and skate for an hour everyday.
I skate all the time, but it's silly for me to do contests when MTV is giving me a boatload of money.
I was really a spoiled brat when I was a kid skating. Meals are cooked for you, you are driven to the rink, they make costumes for you. Your parents sit around and watch admiringly while you skate. You don't have to think about anything but skating. You're just plain spoiled.
I'd like to consider myself a versatile skater and I like to skate to different kinds of music.
I love the fact that there is now a skate park in almost every city, but it will always have a rebellious/underground edge to it because it is based on individuality.
I never really like to skate in an empty ice rink; I always need the attention of an audience.
I literally tried every sport and was miserable. Soccer couldn't hold my attention. I couldn't figure skate. I'm afraid to swim. So I did dance for five years. It came a time where I was getting a little bit bored with it.
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