Elegance in Skateboarding

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Check the gracefulness of his arms in balancing. I think skateboarders are some of the best (and pretty much unacknowledged) athletes on the planet. It’s like ballet in a way. Very similar to surfing except when you fall, it’s not in water — the stakes are a lot higher.

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

One Response to Elegance in Skateboarding

  1. Rob says:

    When did you last skate

    Or paddle out alone at a good wave

    Rob
    Ibhayirob@gmail.com

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