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Anti-Monolith Heros an article by Thulani Ngazimbi

Black Skaters Sal Masekela Skateboarders Theotis Beasley

Anti-Monolith Heros an article by Thulani Ngazimbi

A few months ago I was asked by the great folks at Undo Magazine to write about Black Skaters. I didn't and still don't feel as though I have the credibility to climb that proverbially large mountain; but what I did do was document 3 black men who affected me greatly enough to document my journey in becoming a professional longboard/skateboard builder. My father, who gave me my first board at 4, my reason for awakening my senses to action sports; Sal Masekela the resonant voice in cementing the fact that anyone can do anything even, including a black  FG45A man...

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