Allen.Birch

A history of the skateboard

General, skateboard
A history of the skateboard

Unlike most of the sports we play and hobbies we have today, skateboards are a relatively new phenomenon. No one is entirely sure when the first skateboard was made and by whom, but it’t generally thought to be sometime in the mid-1940s in California in the United States. In docks it was common practice to […]

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All Things Tiki

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All Things Tiki

Freaki has been carving Tikis for hundreds of years. Actually Freaki carved the very first Tiki over 500 years ago on a little island in the south pacific know as Tik Island. The island was know through the Pacific as producing the best Tikis. And Freaki was the best Tiki carver to ever carve Tikis […]

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Allen.Birch

The Disposable Culture

General

Anyone who reads my blog with any consistence knows two things about me. I try to say positive in my post and I keep away from political content. Well today I break both of these self-imposed laws. Today I’m going talk about a culture of the throwaway that seems to have this nation is a […]

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Allen.Birch

A Confession

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A Confession

Bless me Father for I have sinned. It has been two months since my last Blog post. I did it again. The same thing I do every year. I hibernated this winter. I guess I’ve got a little bear in me, but it seems every winter I just mentally shut down. I go into autopilot. I […]

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Walking The Board

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Walking The Board

And since skateboarding grew out of surfing a lot of the tricks are interchangeable. As is with this trick, walking the board. Also this is a must learn if you surf. You may think that walking up and down your board is easy but as a matter of fact it is tougher than it looks. […]

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Illegals Go Home

Board Tricks
Illegals Go Home

Ever been in a group of people that did not want you around? What did you do? Have a few free drinks. Have a few laughs. Talk to a few people. Yea it usually is fun for a while. Then if you are like most civil minded people you begin to feel uncomfortable. You begin […]

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