Why We’ll Always Be Skaters According to Tommy Guerrero

Yesterday, Tommy Guerrero turned 54. He’s spent 44 years of those years riding a skateboard. That seems like an eternity to most, but Tommy has a long way to go before he’s done. He breaks down why it’s not possible to truly quit skateboarding in a clip released by Spitfire in honor of his birthday.

There’s no quitting skateboarding because your perception of everything around you is changed forever. You’re never going to look at a rail the same way, a ledge, stairs, the wall, anything. No matter what your age is, you will always have that skater’s eye.

Soak up more knowledge, wisdom, and understanding from one of the pioneers of our culture below.

Image Via Claudine Gossett