Category: Skateboarding Nerdism

Throwback Thursday: New Deal Skateboards

 

New Deal skateboards are coming back. They are having 30th anniversay relaunch and bringing out all their classic graphics for 1990-92.  New Deal was the original useless wooden toy and now might be the time to look back on their classic videos. Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: New Deal Skateboards”

Iron Skateboard Trucks Review

So, last week I mentioned that I decided to try some Iron skateboard trucks. As I couldn’t find much information about these trucks, all I could was that they were made in the EU, I bought them and decided to give them a shot. Continue reading “Iron Skateboard Trucks Review”

Tuesday Thoughts: Dan Mancina

How would you feel if you found out you were going blind? How would it impact your life? Would it change how you did everything? Would you then fight to overcome going blind and carry on living your life the way you want to? That is precisely what Dan Mancina did. Continue reading “Tuesday Thoughts: Dan Mancina”

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Skateboarding

This is a brief introduction and will contain a brief outline considering skateboarding and the original Olympics, not the current Olympics, but by the end, you will hopefully be able to impart some wisdom from Homer (not Simpson) on your friends. I have also posted this on an old blog that I can no longer remember the password for. Continue reading “An Introduction to the Philosophy of Skateboarding”

A Return to Skateboarding

A couple of years ago I went down a huge mental breakdown. I lost parts of my identity. I lost parts of my life, and I nearly took my life. I didn’t really know what to do or where to go. I just floundered around while around me a whirlwind of chaos flowed.

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