How long does it take to learn how to kickflip a skateboard if you’ve never really stepped foot onto the griptape before? Well, if you’re anything like Mike Boyd, it takes five hours and 47 minutes.
The passing of time, and all of it’s hideous crimes are something that we’re all powerless to stop. And this is never more evident than when it comes to learning to skateboard.
If your skateboarding life began prior to being about 14, then you’re set for life. However, when you start getting longer in the tooth, things get tricker.
In fact, we’re surprised there aren’t Fight Club style skate lessons for adults, shrouded in secrecy and held at night, away from the shaming gaze of the greater public. Or maybe there are, but they’re too shrouded in secrecy for us to know about…