If you’ve been paying attention to the news today, you’ll no doubt be aware of the sad news that music-making legend David Bowie has departed this mortal realm. For his loyal fans, of course, Bowie was more than just a singer-songwriter. He was a god, an icon, an omnipotent creative entity who took his followers on the most spectacular journey of their lives.
It’s testament to Bowie’s huge success and popularity, of course, that he was able to transcend the world and be a shared passion for different people with different mindsets. This includes the world of action sports. Skateboarding, surfing, skiing, snowboarding, general hat-wearing; The Thin White Duke has made an impact on them all.
And so, with that in mind, here’s to you DB. A hero of our time.