Me and my board
This is a short story about the first time I tried skateboarding. I always admired the sport so for me to have the opportunity to try it was a blessing because I learned a lot about the sport and about myself.
Me & my Board: PERSONAL ESSAY pART 2
My older sister always told me learning new skills requires practice, courage, and confidence. That is what I remembered when I ...
2020 For me... The Skatepark.
The first two images come from central skatepark in Plymouth. This young scooter boy had so much confidence and swagger he really liked being photographed however he kept saying he didn't like the way he looked in it, until the middle finger came out... The last two imaged came from a cold winters day, I broke down on my way to skate a chalk factory. Despite my car's untimely death we found t...
Honing the Black Art of Speed or, How Downhill Skateboarding Re-Wired my Mind
Seen above is humankind's closest attempt to mirroring divinity. The imitating subject is Ellen O’Neal, a pioneer in her element yet a ragdoll to gravity—wings spanning absolutes, directing her body toe-first into the unknown. She may as well be teetering on the ledge of a cliff. Motionless around rolling desert hills, her eyes remain fixated beyond the blurry abyss in search of he...