Skateboarding Quotes

Skateboarding is an extreme sport, widely recognized and celebrated in popular culture. Because of this, there are many awesome skateboarding quotes.

It has created professional skaters, spawned hugely successful video games and is admired and enjoyed by millions, including celebrities.

We’ve put together a list of 38 incredibly awesome skateboarding quotes.

Awesome Skateboarding Quotes

Some of these skateboard quotes are by famous skateboarders, some celebrities and some are unknown.

Some are about skateboarding, some are about how it makes you feel, some are motivational and some are a little bit silly.

But what they all have in common is that they express how someone feels about skateboarding.

“Skateboarding teaches you how to take a fall properly. If you try to kickflip down some stairs, it might take you thirty tries – and you just learn how to take a tumble out of it without getting hurt.” – Bam Margera

Skateboarding teaches you how to take a fall properly. Margera

“It’s a strange phenomenon how this piece of wood, wheels and a turning system has made so many people so happy” – Chris Cole

IT’S A STRANGE PHENOMENON HOW THIS PIECE OF WOOD, WHEELS AND A TURNING SYSTEM HAS MADE SO MANY PEOPLE SO HAPPY

“It’s Physical and mental, you have something to focus on.” – Dennis Busenitz

It’s Physical and mental, you have something to focus on

“Skateboarding was everything to us growing up. It changes the way you see the world: you spend all day looking for ditches.” – Harmony Korine

Skateboarding was everything to us growing up. It changes the way you see the world_ you spend all day looking for ditches.

“If skateboarding ever gets too scary for you, then you were never meant to skate in the first place.” – Jake Phelps

IF SKATEBOARDING EVER GETS TOO SCARY FOR YOU, THEN YOU WERE NEVER MEANT TO SKATE IN THE FIRST PLACE.

“I’m too into skateboarding to be devastated by anything.” – Jamie Campbell Bower

I’m too into skateboarding to be devastated by anything.

“If you really want a career in professional skateboarding, you really got to stop pushing mongo.” – Jamie Thomas

If you really want a career in professional skateboarding, you really got to stop pushing mongo.

“You didn’t quit skateboarding because you got old, you got old because you quit skateboarding.” – Jay Adams

You didn’t quit skateboarding because you got old, you got old because you quit skateboarding.

“One of the interesting things about skateboarding and graffiti is that skateboarding exists in the documentation of an act.” – Jeffrey Deitch

One of the interesting things about skateboarding and graffiti is that skateboarding exists in the documentation of an act.

“Think about how much skateboarding opens your eyes to see the world differently.” – John Humphrys

THINK ABOUT HOW MUCH SKATEBOARDING OPENS YOUR EYES TO SEE THE WORLD DIFFERENTLY.

“Skateboarding doesn’t make you a skateboarder; not being able to stop skateboarding makes you a skateboarder.” – Lance Mountain

Skateboarding doesn’t make you a skateboarder not being able to stop skateboarding makes you a skateboarder.

“People really criticize professional athletes going into the Olympics. People don’t like change. A bunch of people don’t like the Olympics now because we’ve added skateboarding… We’re modernizing the sport.” – Larry Ellison

A BUNCH OF PEOPLE DON’T LIKE THE OLYMPICS NOW BECAUSE WE’VE ADDED SKATEBOARDING…

“Life is a lot like skateboarding.” – Lil Wayne

Life is a lot like skateboarding.

“All skateboarding is, is putting ideas into action.” – Marc Johnson

ALL SKATEBOARDING IS, IS PUTTING IDEAS INTO ACTION.

“If you skateboard, you cant be afraid to have people laugh at you.” – Mark Gonzales

IF YOU SKATEBOARD, YOU CANT BE AFRAID TO HAVE PEOPLE LAUGH AT YOU.

“Skateboarding is the best thing that ever happened to me, but it ruined my life.” – Mike Leslie

“I love skateboarding, but it makes me the worst psychopathic maniac.” – Mike Taylor

I love skateboarding, but it makes me the worst psychopathic maniac.

“In skateboarding, you’re never bigger than the streets.” – Rob Dyrdek

In skateboarding, you’re never bigger than the streets.

“Do what you love and try not to look at what other people occupy themselves with. Most people seem restless and bounce around too much to focus or even pay attention enough to themselves to figure out exactly what they really do love, as opposed to what the people that surround them are doing.” – Rodney Mullen

Do what you love and try not to look at what other people occupy themselves with.

“I live to ride and ride to live.” – Ryan Sheckler

I live to ride and ride to live.

“Skateboarding is a way to let your body control the mind.” – Shaun White

Skateboarding is a way to let your body control the mind.

“Skateboarding is a poetry of motion.” – Stevie Williams

Skateboarding is a poetry of motion.

“I won’t quit skating until I am physically unable.” – Tony Hawk

I won’t quit skating until I am physically unable.

“All I wanted to do was ride skateboards – I wanted to be a professional skateboarder. But I had this problem. I kept breaking half of my body skateboarding.”  – Travis Barker

All I wanted to do was ride skateboards

“Don’t fail to try, fail trying.” – Unknown

Don’t fail to try, fail trying.

“Skate for fun, not for fame.” – Unknown

Skate for fun, not for fame.

“Skate or die.” – Unknown

Skate or die.

“Skateboarding is not a crime.” – Unknown

Skateboarding is not a crime.

“Skateboarding keeps people balanced!” – Unknown

Skateboarding keeps people balanced!

“To skate or not to skate? There is no question.” – Unknown

To skate or not to skate_ There is no question.

“We have pride in what we ride.” – Unknown

We have pride in what we ride.

“Skate don’t hate.” – Unknown

Skate don’t hate.

“Why Walk When You Can Skate?” – Unknown

Why Walk When You Can Skate_

“Skate to create.” -Unknown

Skate to create.

“Skateboarding is Fun.” -Unknown

Skateboarding is Fun.

“Skate hard or Go home.” – Unknown

Skate hard or Go home.

“There are no rules in Skateboarding.” – Unknown

Summary

Skateboarding has had a hugely positive impact on many peoples lives, it is a sport without boundaries, there are few barriers to entry and it can be enjoyed by people of any age almost anywhere. Skateboarding should make you feel awesome and hopefully, some of these skateboard quotes inspire you to go and skate.

What’s your favorite Skateboarding Quotes?

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