John Smith has been an avid skateboarder since midway through fourth grade when he learned his first flip trick and never looked back. Some of his fondest early memories involve a home-made ramp and his first skateboard, inherited from a cousin in Van Nuys.
From then on, he measured his life in spins and landings. Someday soon, John hopes to write the full story of how he and his friends hung out practiced their moves, won applause, and conquered the world by the age of 20… on their boards and in their dreams.
In his spare time from skating, John has managed to earn a degree in Psychology and a Master’s in Sports Administration. He lives in Southern California with his two kids and a wife, a golden retriever, and six skateboards.