"Growing up, I wasn't allowed to have a longboard, and so longboards were kind of a symbol of freedom to me. When I got to college, I had all this freedom I didn't have at home and when I got my longboard, not only did I have all this freedom, I could also get to more places when I wanted to. I didn't have to wait for buses, I didn't worry about getting gas, I could just go. I know it might seem strange to put that much importance on an object, but for me, a kid who grew up without wheels, it's more than just a longboard, it's my escape."

Nick Leach | Rebel 60, First Place Film

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