Beauty and the Skater

When skate skills and video skills meet, its a beautiful thing to watch. While I was never a talented enough to be in front of the lens, I have always been inspired by those that were – especially when their video quality and style matches their skill level.

More and more, skaters are grabbing not just their boards but cameras too as they head out the door. There are a few videos out there that capture not only the skate lifestyle and mentality, but also do an impeccable job at showcasing the true beauty of the beast that is skateboarding.

Though many come short of his skill level, thankfully today’s skate scene is also accompanied by a much more improved video scene. But we all must pay homage to those who came before us- such as one of my personal inspirations, Rodney Mullen:

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