Skateboarding Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old skateboarding quotes, skateboarding sayings, and skateboarding proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Skateboarding has taught me two things - that symbolise a meaning of life. How to keep a balance and how to pick yourself up when you've fallen. Nikki Rowe
For me skateboarding is a lifestyle, I dont really know anything different, my life revolves around skating, if I wasn't a pro skater, I'd still be skating everyday. Ryan Sheckler
If you skateboard, you cant be afraid to have people laugh at you. Mark Gonzales
I was a real skateboarder, not a gifted skateboarder. I represented that skateboarding was fun to do by being terrible at it. Lance Mountain
Skateboarding doesn't make you a skateboarder; not being able to stop skateboarding makes you a skateboarder. Lance Mountain
Skateboarding is not a hobby. And it is not a sport. Skateboarding is a way of learning how to redefine the world around you. For most people, when they saw a swimming pool, they thought, ‘Let's take a swim.' But I thought, ‘Let's ride it.' When they saw the curb or a street, they would think about driving on it. I would think about the texture. I slowly developed the ability to look at the world through totally different means. Ian MacKaye
I'll tell you one of the great activities is skateboarding. To learn to do a skateboard trick, how many times do you gotta get something wrong til you get it right? ...And you hurt yourself, and you learn to do that trick, now you got a life lesson. Every time I see those skateboard kids, I think 'those kids'll be alright.' Jerry Seinfeld
I feel like skateboarding is as much of a sport as a lifestyle, and an art form, so there's so much that that transcends in terms of music, fashion, and entertainment. Tony Hawk
In skateboarding, you're never bigger than the streets. Rob Dyrdek
All skateboarding is, is putting ideas into action.” Marc Johnson
Skateboarding and that whole industry just became so far away. I was trying to find that ultimate place, that place of contentment but I couldn't. I didn't find it in pushing the dark things of life to the limit either. Christian Hosoi
If skateboarding ever gets too scary for you, then you were never meant to skate in the first place. Jake Phelps
Skateboarding is not for girls at all. Nyjah Huston
Skateboarding has nothing to do with competition or sport. It has to do with trying to stay as immature as you can for the rest of your life. It's kind of a lame thing to say, but it really is. Lance Mountain
I personally think skateboarding is harder because it has so many moving parts. With snowboarding, your feet are strapped to your board. Shaun White
Skateboarding is training, but I don't think of it as training. It's fun. Shaun White
Skateboarding was everything to us growing up. It changes the way you see the world: you spend all day looking for ditches. Harmony Korine
As skateboarding evolved, it evolved away from competition. Having a best-trick contest doesn't work. Rob Dyrdek
Think about how much skateboarding opens your eyes to see the world differently. Jon Humphries
Skateboarding is the best thing that ever happened to me, but it ruined my life. Mike Leslie
Skateboarding has a lot to offer a kid. It includes gifted athletes who work hard and take the sport seriously. Todd Jett
If you really want a career in professional skateboarding,you really got to stop pushing mongo. Jamie Thomas
Skateboarding helps a ton with balance, precision, with air awareness... it gets your senses to be spot-on and it's also a great way to take my mind off things. Shaun White
Skateboarding is as much, or more, an art of mode of expression than it is a sport. What skateboarding has given me is precisely that: a form of expression that drew me to it, and, in so doing, I was able to express and be who I wanted to be through it, in a sense. Rodney Mullen
One of the interesting things about skateboarding and graffiti is that skateboarding exists in the documentation of an act. Jeffrey Deitch
I think skateboarding is hugely challenging - it teaches you self-confidence, it teaches you self-motivation, and it can be something that helps you throughout your life. Tony Hawk
Skateboarding is a way to let your body control the mind. Shaun White
Skateboarding is a poetry of motion. Stevie Williams
When skateboarding hit, I wanted to be best skateboarder in the world, and I fought for it, there was nothing that was going to get in my way. Christian Hosoi
Skateboarding was the only thing I was ever good at. Growing up, I was doing that from, like, dusk till dawn. D.J. Cotrona