DOUG BROWN - SKATEBOARDER
Authored by: Doug Brown
This isn't a story about skateboarding. This is a story
of how I found myself through skateboarding. You won't
find a focus on my skate maneuvers or a book of trick
tips. It's all irrelevant what companies I represent or
the accolades that come with skating as a profession.
It's been a time line of self discovery, experience, and
communication. The bulk of these writings took place in
airports while on long layovers or hotel rooms while on
the road. I wrote out my thoughts using a pad of paper
here, the back of a menu waiting for room service there.
Looking back, I hold this time of my life dear to my
heart and never want to forget it. As much as I want to
write it for my own satisfaction, I write it also to
share with anyone who wonders how a person gets to this
point in his life. Like most people, I've had some highs,
had some lows and experienced a lot of things. Lucky for
me, I've done it through something I love, skateboarding.
In this world of skateboarding I have found self worth,
freedom, friends, travel, adventure, and a dream career.
Living life we all have a story to tell. This one is