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Know You're Going to Fail
Every time I step onto a skateboard,I know that no matter what happens I will be out doing something I love and enjoy, whether I'm alone or with friends, whether I do well, or not land a single trick. Things like that don't matter at all, it's always been about the actual skating for me.
I was talking to a good friend, and like a lot of people, she asked why
I skated. she understood that skating gives me an incredible feeling,
and that it's more than a some kind of sport, which is how I usually have
to describe it to someone. but she said "You know you're going to
fall" and that really made me think. The fact that everytime I have
skated I've been knocked to the ground had never even crossed my mind.
I can't remember a time when I lacked scrapes and bruises from a good
skate session. It just
Maybe thats what all the once-were skaters were thinking when they decided to give it up. Is it worth all the sacrifice, all the time, effort, sweat and blood? I think so. I could never leave skating, not because of all the time I have invested in it, but because it's my passion. It will always repay my pain with satisfaction.
I hope I
never have to lose it, and if you feel the same way as me, I hope you
(thanks jamie, for listening and for always having something to say)