Spring Break 2015
Four months late? Sheeeeeeeeeeesh. Back in April, I was lucky enough to have my friends and girlfriend come visit me in New Jersey. The first five days of Spring Break were filled with tons of skateboarding, booze, savory burgers, tacos, and cheese-steaks. While the last seven days were filled with basically the same thing but…
Philadelphia: Canon Photos
During my last week in Philadelphia I decided to go out and shoot some photos of the beautiful city. I didn’t get as many as I’d like, but I still enjoyed getting what I could get. I would love to go back soon. Enjoy.
Skateboarding with a Stranger from the Internet
7/20/14 Before I left Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, I made a post on the well-known skateboard magazine website Slapmagazine.com. In the online forum I made a request for information about skateboarding in Philadelphia, such as skate spots, tips on avoiding tickets, the skate-ability of LOVE park, etc.To my surprise, about a month after posting I received a message…
Skate Jawn 4 Year Anniversary
7/12/14 Thanks to my new friend Joanna I was able to meet other skateboarders she knew in the Philly area. Her friend Mike gave me the heads up for Skate Jawn’s 4 year Anniversary Skate Jam. Like some of you reading this, I was unaware of what Skate Jawn was or what it meant. Skate Jawn is…
First Week in Philadelphia
6/25/14 After spending a weekend in Camden, we were relocated to Temple University. Our home for the next month. It’s funny. After I graduated college I assumed I would be done living in dorms. However, since I graduated in May I found myself staying in three different dorms within the past two months. Apartment life will be spectacular.
Go Skateboarding Day
6/21/2014 On Go Skateboarding Day weekend I found myself staying at the Rutgers University campus in Camden, NJ. At first I was excited. Camden was yet another new city to explore and having the chance to see parts of Walt Whitman’s hometown was intriguing. However, based on my conversations with the other Teach for America members,…