Too Old To Be Rad?

Too Old To Be Rad?

Back in the days of my youth I was an average skateboarder.  'Rad' I was not.  Maybe flailing monkey would be more a more accurate description of style.  

However, inbetween sampling the taste of tarmac, I did occasionally experience that beautiful, pure 'in the moment' feeling that ‎Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi famously named 'Flow'.   I would be carving down the road on my board and realise that my body and mind were totally as one, nothing else existed as I was drawn down into that special place where time falls away.

Fast forward a number of years and my journey seems to have come full circle.  Last week I found myself standing in my local Surf and Skate shop and somehow I became the proud owner of a beautiful new Longboard!  It's made by Lush Skateboards and I was assured it is designed with the more mature rider in mind.  

Now, you may ask whether I am going through some kind of early (ish) mid-life crisis and trying to re-live my youth. 

Actually, what I am trying to do though is to incorporate as much joyful movement into every day life as possible and I think that riding my skateboard, however badly is a mighty good way of achieving that.  In this way, even the smallest journey becomes an adventure. 

Now, time to experience some 'Pure Stoke' and hopefully not the A&E department.  

Until the next time..

 

 

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