We have the pleasure of introducing you to Don Piburn, a surfer, ’70s outlaw skateboarder, ’80s back-hill snowboarder, and late ’80s Snake River surfer (find out more). He moved to Oah’u in the ’90s where he continues a 30+ year career teaching infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities, surfs north shore, kayaks windward reefs, and takes weekly hikes with his Hawaii born and raised wife, Janice. Don reached out to us via the Veterans of Vert blog and wanted to share with us a series of fascinating stories from the hay days of quad skating. As a skater in the...
To fly, float and soar… that’s the best feeling ever! She needs no introduction, but we're doing it anyway!
Meet Irene Ching, most likely the top female quad skater our generation will see. Irene has been hitting parks for over 30 years and still shreds to this day. Read on to find out what drives this incredible woman to keep skating to this day, and if you're based in New York you could be lucky enough to join her for a session!