Interview With Featured Skater: Derek Donovan

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How did you start skating?
I grew up watching my brothers skate and it inspired me to pick up a board, watching skate documentaries also contributed.
Are you considering on becoming a professional skater?
I used to think that becoming a pro would be a dream come true but nowadays I just skate for the fun of the sport.
How long have you been skating?
I have been skating since I was 6 years of age so going on 13 years although, I had to quit for 2 years do to things going on in my life at the time.
What has been the worst injury you’ve gotten while skating?
I went to perform a Rock to Fakie on a 7 foot quarter pipe when my front truck got locked into the top causing me to fly off onto my back knocking me out for a bit and creating a giant bruise on my back and side.
What tricks can you do?
A lot including kickflip, varial flip, fakie trey flip, nightmare flip etc.
Derek Donovan
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  • Another great interview, Keep it up

    Alec Kim on

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