How I Started Skateboarding

How I Started Skateboarding: Tristan Rennie

How I Started Skateboarding: Tristan Rennie

Tristan Rennie got an early start in skateboarding, with the inspiration of his high-flying dad. While other kids his age were choking on Legos and trying to figure out how people can live inside TV sets, five-year-old Tristan was embarking on a love affair with skateboarding.

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How I Started Skateboarding: Matt Miller

How I Started Skateboarding: Matt Miller

When you start skateboarding you start from the ground up. We tend to take the basics for granted (like how to set up your trucks) after we cross the threshold and become “experienced.” Matt Miller learned by trial and error so he isn’t shy about recounting some of his newb-ish mistakes. Like how to set up your trucks.

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How I Started Skateboarding: Daniel Espinoza

How I Started Skateboarding: Daniel Espinoza

One of skateboarding’s biggest open secrets is that rollerblades serve as a gateway for skateboarding addiction. Many skaters crossed over from the dark side to enjoy fruitful careers (and never looked back). After hearing success stories like Daniel Espinoza’s, maybe we actually owe a debt of gratitude to rollerblades… or not.

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