Eric J

In Depth – 04/16/14

With In-Depth coming to an end in a month, it feels very nice looking back to January. While I may have not mastered skateboarding, I feel like I have improved a lot, factoring that until January, I’ve never touched a skateboard in my life. Although it is April, there is always still improvement for me, especially in the tricks department. At the beginning of this project, one of my goals.. Read More

In Depth Post – 04/06/14

Skateboarding has been a lot of fun, and I feel I’ve improved a lot over these few weeks. Of course, finding a suitable mentor with time to mentor me, has always been a struggle. However, getting help from other sources, has helped me improve, when I couldn’t meet my mentor. Kyler, another student in the TALONS class, and a friend of mine, has been very generous to spend some time.. Read More

In Depth Post – 03/09/14

It’s been a while since my last blog post, and its definitely been hard to keep up with my skateboarding lessons. With the poor weather, and both Brad and I being busy, its been a challenge to find times to go to the Town centre skate park. Anyways, I’ve still been watching videos, and practising either at the skate park, or on the street. My skateboard has been a bit.. Read More

Skateboarding – In Depth #2

I am very reluctant to have found a mentor, and on Sunday, I got to meet up with my mentor, Brad Abram. I was introduced to Brad by my soccer coach, after I asked my team if anyone could teach me to skateboard. Brad learned how to skateboard when he was a teenager, by his father, so he definitely has plenty on experience. He also has background in coaching his.. Read More

In-Depth Introduction

Hello everyone, For my In-Depth project, I¬†will be learning how to skateboard, and by the end of the year, my goal is to be able to do an ollie, an aerial, and a kickflip. For this in-depth, I wanted to try something I’ve never done before, and something I would have fun doing for 5 months. In my ICT 9 class, we were creating a skateboarding movie, and I thought.. Read More