I Am a Skater

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 29 People

    It Wasn't Planned.

    I'll keep this fairly short.   I hadn't expected to be a skater.  I grew up in a cold enough part of the world that everyone was more-or-less expected to know enough to stay up on skates, and I got my last pair while I was in college.  With a couple of friends I...
    Sliderule Sliderule
    51-55, M
    Jan 28, 2009

    Skated etines park in lake forest ca today

    and it was great! Had a lot of fun and learned new stuff :D
    memocantskate92 memocantskate92
    18-21, M
    Nov 3, 2014

    My Kind Of Skating...

    ...is on a piece of wood with two trucks and four wheels, also known as a skateboard.
    lialytalovesyou lialytalovesyou
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 12, 2013

    Love It

    i ahve been skating since i was 1, my mum is my coach, and her mum was hers and it goes back further and further. every women in my family on my mums side is a skater. unfortunatle i felt like i let the whole family down when i broke my collar bone 2 years ago doing a double axel...
    timetolive timetolive
    16-17, F
    Nov 19, 2007

    Love street skating, it feels amazing yo do ****

    that you've been practicing for so long, then all the hard work pays off.
    TheLankyAussie TheLankyAussie
    16-17, M
    May 6, 2015
    Slumerican Slumerican
    16-17, F
    Apr 3, 2015

    I Use to Skate

    Many moons ago, I was a skater.  I never broke anything but had several bad falls.  I skated back when patch (figure 8's) were still required.  I was working on doubles when I quit.  I think the first triple had just been landed in competition.  I...
    wahoo wahoo
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 13, 2008

    Skating Is My Life

    To say i am a skater is a bit of an understatment you see im not just a skater. I am a full pledged dedicated skater. My life is skating. I started when i was only thre years old! I have always loved skating its a huge part of me. I have completed all of my dances and am hoping...
    HaileyAra HaileyAra
    18-21, F
    Jun 24, 2012
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