Life Lessons From Skateboarding

What doing a face plant can teach you about values.

Close up of someone standing on a skateboard
Bild von Anrita1705 auf Pixabay

When I was around fifteen years old I bought my very first skateboard. My parents hated it. Not because they were hardcore helicopter parents or condemned the scene around skateboarding, but because I broke both my arm and knee the year before. Not at the same time, just two broken bones for different, rather unspectacular reasons (playing catch and…