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My Friend Larry

My Friend Larry – A Skateboarding Saves Original Writing 5 (4)

My Friend Larry Most mornings around 5:30am you can find me giving out food to the homeless that hang out around one of the three bodegas in my hood. At around 8:30pm I serve dinner at the same locations. The bodega that’s closest to my house I saved for last so that I could eat …

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Austin - Victim of Foster Care

A Life Stolen Far Too Soon; Sad Truths of Foster Care with Skater Claus 4.7 (19)

A Life Stolen Far Too Soon; Sad Truths of Foster Care I don’t want to write this. I don’t want to think about it… but it’s important I do so… Years ago a kid named Austin reached out to me on Instagram asking if I could provide him with a skateboard, and in general I …

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Community

The Importance of Skateboarding in the Community 5 (3)

Where it all began starts with Community and Unity When I started skating at 5 I was a clueless towheaded little boy with a fish-shaped Nash board that was as flat as the South Florida streets I rode… Zero concave board, zero hills, zero skaters, zero skate parks. I had never seen anyone skateboard in …

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Art in Atlanta with Skater Claus

The Power of Art in Atlanta – Skateboarding Saves Atlanta 5 (3)

Skateboarding Saves Contributor: Skater Claus Art in Atlanta for the better of the Community My wife and I are artists. We’re pretty mediocre individually, but we realized that together we make amazing art. A while back we decided to crank out some art and sell it to raise money for our cause. It was featured …

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Feeding the Homeless with Skater Claus

Feeding the Homeless 101 – Skater Claus 5 (5)

Skateboarding Saves Contributor: Skater Claus Skater Claus doing his thing – Feeding the Homeless Pork butts we’re on sale for 99cents at Kroger. Not 99 cents a pound, 99 cents apiece. Dayum! Right!?! We’ve been getting crazy deals on meat during the pandemic. When food gets that cheap, you’ll know where to find me – …

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