Donovan Strain Skater Profile
Hometown: Los Angeles California, Stance: ?, Age: , Status: Am
Last Update: Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Submit an Update
Donovan Strain on Instagram (@donovanstrain)
long before there was EA Skate and other video games there was tech decks but before THOSE was something else to keep young skaters in the 90s occupied during rainy days thanks to Santa Cruz who made these toys complete with "roofiez grip tape" hahah. I got this at a skateshop in 1997 when I was 12 years old and somehow found it in an old box of mine haha. Skateboarders that started in the 90s know about this 😄👍
Fucking HYPED! woke up, watched @AlmostSkate new episode #5 of Almost Famous on RideChannel and saw I won the #AlmostCraziestTrick contest with my double hardflip manual for a limited edition DC Comics X @AlmostSkate deck signed by @Daewon1Song! Wow Thank you Dae and thank you Almost! putting this board on my wall, so sick!
So I made a photoshop of Derrick Rose earlier today Of ABC confusing him for a celebrity at the Lakers Bulls game and... the photo went viral enough that most sports outlets all have written articles about it thinking it was news tonight HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHHHAHAHAHHAAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHHAHAAHAHAHAHHAH
2013 was the best year of my life. Just a small window of my year: I never ran a mile in my life, so I ran every night for months and in March finished the Los Angeles Marathon's 26.2 Miles. I always wanted to try stand up since a kid but instead of day dreaming like i did for years I put the effort of collecting all my ideas for jokes and talked myself into going in front of a live audience of strangers just to see for myself if I could at least pull the mic out of the stand and open up to an audience instead of just "what ifs" forever, and this summer put enough in that i started getting booked at LA comedy clubs, and opened the door with a few people at Arsenio to have a chance at performing on his show in 2014. This year I also tried to mentally get in the zone to write and put together a return to my online series that you all have asked for for many years, and with the help of the Berrics I was honored that they began to integrate that task this year dedicating an entire weekend to my butteryass monday archive among many other things im honored and thankful for them believing in me. What Im tryna share with you is, theres things YOU want and day dream about, whether it's mentally or physically or financially hard, whatever the issue is, that issue can be overcome but you have to at least work at it if you want to look back and say "I got to do everything I wanted to do" instead of "damn, if only I at least gave it a try". Thanks to everyone that helped make this year amazing. 2013 Donovan kicked the door open to his day dreams, 2014 Donovan has better ideas.
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