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250 Best Skateboarding Quotes And Instagram Captions (2023)

1. “Skateboarding is a poetry of motion.” – Stevie Williams


2. “If you really want a career in professional skateboarding, you really got to stop pushing mongo.” – Jamie Thomas


3. “People really criticize professional athletes going into the Olympics. People don’t like change. A bunch of people don’t like the Olympics now because we’ve added skateboarding… We’re modernizing the sport.” – Larry Ellison


4. “All skateboarding is, is putting ideas into action.” – Marc Johnson


5. “I love skateboarding, but it makes me the worst psychopathic maniac.” – Mike Taylor


6. “Get busy skateboarding.”


7. Skateboarding, Skateboarding 🙂


8. “Skateboarding is a lifestyle. If I weren’t a professional skateboarder, I’d be skating every day”


9. “If I weren’t skateboarding, I’d love to race cars. I like anything that’s fast and active.” — Ryan Sheckler


10. “That is the most fun part of skateboarding, the challenges. There are always new possibilities.” — Nyjah Huston


11. “You didn’t quit skateboarding because you got old, you got old because you quit skateboarding.” – Jay Adams


12. “I’ve seen kids turn their lives around. It’s usually a kid who’s outside of the team-sport world, or maybe has a darker personality or doesn’t fit in. Skateboarding ends up being something they latch onto. It sounds hokey, but finding a focus on something can be life-changing.”


13. “My life path has been a blessing and a great learning experience. Skateboarding is my passion and I don’t see that changing. When I’m not skating, I love to surf. I’m open to the new experiences and opportunities.”


14. “You can’t be careful on a skateboard” – Stephen King


15. “Over the years, I’ve heard a lot of people say “there’s something missing in my life”. None of these people have been skateboarders.”


16. Live, Love, Laugh, and Skateboard


17. “Usually, the thing that signifies that I’m done with the winter is that I start skateboarding.”


18. “I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. ‘Action sport’ would be the least offensive lil-wayne-skateboardcategorization.” – Tony Hawk


19. Bam Margera @bam__margera


20. Never discourage anyone…


21. “I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. ‘Action sport’ would be the least offensive categorization.”


22. “In skateboarding, you’re never bigger than the streets.” – Rob Dyrdek


23. “Skateboarding has taught me two things - that symbolise a meaning of life.


24. “I won’t quit skateboarding until I am physically unable.” — Tony Hawk


25. “All skateboarding is putting ideas into action”


26. “Hopefully, kids realize you can do anything you want. Skateboarding can be that gateway.” — Ryan Sheckler


27. “I personally think skateboarding is harder because it has so many moving parts. With snowboarding, your feet are strapped to your board.” — Shaun White


28. “The Olympic Games need skateboarding more than we need them.” — Tony Hawk


29. Be who you are….


30. Don’t stop trying


31. Think Less. Live More.


32. “When I was 20, all I wanted to do was impress girls. And now, I’m 30 and all I want to do is impress 20-year-old boys.” — Torey Goodall re: E.T.


33. “I feel like skateboarding is as much of a sport as a lifestyle, and an art form, so there’s so much that that transcends in terms of music, fashion, and entertainment.”


34. “I fell in love with skateboarding because it was individual; there were no teams or captains, there was nothing to perfect or style to be measured.”


35. “To skate or not to skate? There is no question.” – Unknown


36. Best memories come from craziest ideas.


37. “Skateboarding keeps people balanced!” – Unknown


38. Live before you die.


39. “My little rebel girl.” — Angels & Airwaves, “Rebel Girl”


40. “It’s literally harder to get into a bar than it is to get married.” — Rob Harris


41. “Sex minutes are like dog years.” — Charles Rivard


42. “Skateboarding was the only thing I was ever good at. Growing up, I was doing that from, like, dusk till dawn.” — D. J. Cotrona


43. “I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. ‘Action sport’ would be the least offensive categorization.” — Tony Hawk


44. “It’s a sport that makes you look forward to the things you can do if you don’t quit.”


45. “I never wanted to look at those dusty trophies and say that’s who I was.” — Rodney Mullen


46. “The beauty of skating is that everybody has a unique set of variables that they can put in place and express their individual identity in the form of – call it – greatness.” — Rodney Mullen


47. “When I was around eleven or twelve, my board got hung up on the top of a bowl, and I got a concussion, and I knocked my teeth out. That was the first time that I got seriously injured, and I was taken to the hospital in an ambulance, and my parents briefly doubted.” — Tony Hawk


48. “California just does not remotely embrace the fact that it’s where skateboarding itself was birthed and where 90% of the industry is.” — Rob Dyrdek


49. The true art is to skate well on amid surfaces.


50. “Leavin’ all those worries behind.”


51. “My whole body is a wreck. I’ve injured myself so many times with jujitsu, skateboarding, football. I guess I like to live hard.” — Scott Caan


52. Ryan Sheckler @shecks


53. “Thank u, next ramp.”


54. Lucas Klein (everskate.com founder)


55. “Skateboarding is training, but I don’t think of it as training. It’s fun.” — Shaun White


56. “All skateboarding is, is putting ideas into action.”


57. “Skateboarding is a lifestyle. If I weren’t a professional skateboarder, I’d be skating every day.” — Ryan Sheckler


58. “Nothing is too gnarly.”


59. “I’ve made money from a young age, but it’s never taken away from my love of skateboarding. I don’t just do this for money.” — Nyjah Huston


60. “All I wanted to do was ride skateboards – I wanted to be a professional skateboarder. But I had this problem. I kept breaking half of my body skateboarding.” – Travis Barker


61. Pursue things that capture your heart.


62. “The last few years I became a lot more into sports. Growing up, the sports I liked were independent sports, like skateboarding. I was really into skateboarding, and not necessarily team televised sports.”


63. “Skateboarders are the surfers of urban landscapes, with the shimmer of the sea replaced by pieces of metal or glass on the floor.”


64. “All skateboarding is, is putting ideas into action.” — Marc Johnson


65. “Skateboarding is poetry of motion.” — Stevie Williams


66. “I grew up skateboarding; it was fun. I didn’t think about money, I didn’t know how much professional skateboarders made. I just knew that if I became a professional skateboarder, I would achieve a lot and get to travel and do these great things.”


67. “When I was a kid, everywhere I went people said I should be a model, but I was more into skateboarding.” — Daria Werbowy


68. “Skateboarders are the only group of adults that hang out together. I’ll hit up all my friends who don’t skate on a 70-degree day and they’re either at work or with their girlfriends.” — Dylgr


69. “All I wanted to do was ride skateboards – I wanted to be a professional skateboarder. But I had this problem. I kept breaking half of my body skateboarding.”


70. “There was no pressure, it was overpowered by naturalism.”—Rudy Johnson about filming for Video Days


71. “Commenters are talking shit on my Mandarin. I need to redo the whole thing in Mandarin.”—Jerry Hsu concerning his We Shred It, You Said It, We Read It


72. “I don’t like drinking in my skate clothes.” — Will Robson-Scott


73. “Skateboarding helps a ton with balance, precision, with air awareness… it gets your senses to be spot-on, and it’s also a great way to take my mind off things.” — Shaun White


74. “I won’t quit skating until I am physically unable” – Tony Hawk


75. “There’s definitely a lot of people out there in the industry who feel that skateboarding shouldn’t be a competitive sport. Or be a sport in general at all. Those are the people who want to keep skateboarding at the core side of things. But me personally, I love seeing the sport of skateboarding grow in general. It’s just going to naturally happen.”


76. “Push, don‘t pollute!“


77. “Skateboarding is not a crime.” – Unknown


78. “I live to ride and ride to live.” – Ryan Sheckler


79. What comes easy, goes easy.


80. “I won’t quit skating until I am physically unable.” – Tony Hawk


81. “Skateboarding doesn’t make you a skateboarder. Not being able to stop skateboarding make you a skateboarder.”


82. “Life is a lot like skateboarding.” – Lil Wayne


83. “There are no rules in Skateboarding.” – Unknown


84. “I feel like I’ve influnced in the sense that if you want to do it, do it. If you don’t want to do it, don’t do it. But don’t rely on what people are saying you can do or saying what you can’t do.”


85. “It’s a strange phenomenon how this piece of wood, wheels and a turning system has made so many people so happy.”


86. Never lived to danger… but never felt safer.


87. Tony Hawk @tonyhawk


88. “Having sponsors that aren’t skate companies is very commonplace now.” — Tony Hawk


89. “All I need in this life of sin is my girlfriends and my skateboard.“


90. “I love the fact that there is now a skate park in almost every city, but it will always have a rebellious/underground edge to it because it is based on individuality.”


91. “It’s Physical and mental, you have something to focus on.” – Dennis Busenitz


92. Skate to create.


93. “Don’t fail to try, fail trying.” – Unknown


94. “Skateboarding is Fun.” -Unknown


95. Sean Malto @seanmalto


96. “We have pride in what we ride.” – Unknown


97. “I feel like I’ve influenced in the sense that if you want to do it, do it. If you don’t want to do it, don’t do it. But don’t rely on what people are saying you can do or saying what you can’t do.”


98. “I’ll tell you one of the great activities is skateboarding. To learn to do a skateboard trick, how many times do you gotta get something wrong til you get it right? …And you hurt yourself, and you learn to do that trick, now you got a life lesson. Every time I see those skateboard kids, I think ‘those kids’ll be alright.’ ”


99. “One of the interesting things about skateboarding and graffiti is that skateboarding exists in the documentation of an act.” – Jeffrey Deitch


100. “You did not quit skateboarding because you got old. You got old because you quit skateboarding.”


101. “Skateboarding is a poetry of motion” – Stevie Williams


102. “Skateboarding is a meditation.” — Rodney Mullen


103. Land on both feet.


104. “I’ll tell you one of the great activities is skateboarding. To learn to do a skateboard trick, how many times do you gotta get something wrong til you get it right? …And you hurt yourself, and you learn to do that trick, now you got a life lesson. Every time I see those skateboard kids, I think ‘those kids’ll be alright.’”


105. “Skateboarding doesn’t make you a skateboarder; not being able to stop skateboarding makes you a skateboarder.” – Lance Mountain


106. “Catch you on the flip side!“


107. “Snowboarding is skateboarding without the wheels, just on snow. It’s the same thing, just that one is on hard ground with the wheels, the other is on snow. You just have to know how to maneuver your board and do things you want to do.” — Gza


108. Every accomplishment start with…


109. “Duke to Michel: I’m fairly certain that even if


110. Don’t depend on your happiness on others.


111. “A lot of hip-hop sounds the same… same thing with skateboarding. But if you see someone coming out here doing some tricks no one’s done before that’s really cool.” — Nyjah Huston


112. “For me skateboarding is a lifestyle. I dont really know anything different. My life revolves around skating. If I wasn’t a pro skater, I’d still be skating everyday.” — Ryan Sheckler


113. “In my defense, I was left unsupervised.”


114. Failure is a part of life…


115. “If skateboarding ever gets too scary for you, then you were never meant to skate in the first place.” – Jake Phelps


116. Don’t tell me to grow up and out of it.


117. “He realizes finally that the boy he's been watching snap his board into the air, then neatly touch down- long, black, gleaming hair, pale white skin- is Felice. He didn't know she'd learned how to skateboard. He's never seen her like this before- so intently focused and content- her beauty beside the point, merely part of the catalog of effects- speed, balance, daring. He admires her athletic form and feels moved in some unexpected way.”


118. “I honestly don’t even feel like I’m in the skateboarding industry.” — Justin Schulte


119. “Skate for fun, not for fame.” – Unknown


120. “Its Physical and mental, you have something to focus on.” – Dennis Busenitz


121. “Before you start your full day of watching Equestrian Square Dancing, Soccer Balling, Hoop Dreaming, Cricket Batting, Rugby Punching, Volleyball Chopping, Skateboard Falling, Martial Arts Bowing, Bicycle Peddlers, and College Football Hecklers, maybe we have time to learn something


122. Two times in life: NOW and TOO LATE


123. Push don’t pollute.


124. “Since she started skateboarding, it has been her departure from the ordinary. It makes her feel strong even though most other times she’s seen as quiet and shy.”


125. “Thank u, next ramp.“


126. “The beauty of skating is that everybody has a unique set of variables that they can put in place and express their individual identity in the form of – call it – greatness.”


127. “I think that skateboarding can absolutely help make peace… I know skateboarding can bring people together. You can travel anywhere, and if someone’s skateboarding, they like you regardless of where you’re from or what you do. You skateboard, and that’s it.”


128. “It’s better to go out like a man, trying, than to play it safe and get second.” – Sean Malto


129. “Brianna dropped the skateboard in front of Sam. “Don’t worry: I won’t let you fall off.”


130. ....and if skateboarding ever gets too scary for you, then you were never meant to skate in the first place.


131. Rodney Mullen @rodneymullen


132. Marc Johnson @marcjohnson


133. “When I skate, it’s like my brain is turned off; not thoughts, just feelings.” — Valeria Figueroa


134. “I see people with talent, but the one thing they don’t have is that love for doing it for the sake of it.” — Rodney Mullen


135. “I had an intuitive yearning that skating was for me.” – Rodney Mullen


136. “Skateboarding teaches you how to take a fall properly”


137. “I think that’s one of the best things about skateboarding. We’re all competitors out there, but no one dislikes each other.” — Nyjah Huston


138. “There is no second place. There is only losing.” — Rodney Mullen


139. “Express to our world what is alive inside us not what their world says we should be… Our true selves should never be created by others, Held in their pockets like belongings, like trinkets. We are skaters. We are artists. We are free.”


140. “It’s like 3rd world, but you got 4G.”—Raven on Puerto Rico


141. “Pretty sure I knew how to skateboard before I could walk.“


142. “I won’t quit skating until I am physically unable.”


143. “You either love skateboarding, or you’re wrong.”


144. “Life is a lot like skateboarding.” — Lil Wayne


145. “Skateboarding doesn’t need the validation of the Olympics.” — Tony Hawk


146. Lance Mountain @lancemountain


147. “Hey, here’s to you California. Beautiful haze of suburbia.” — Blink-182, “California”


148. “Skateboarding for me is a whole lot different for me than before the TV fame, if you will, because going out in the street is a little bit different.” — Rob Dyrdek


149. “The hardest thing about skateboarding is consistency: The slightest flick of your foot or gust of wind can send your board flying, so it’s really anybody’s game out there.”


150. “Skateboarding doesn’t make you a skateboarder. Not being able to stop skateboarding make you a skateboarder.” — Lance Mountain


151. “I’m too into skateboarding to be devastated by anything.” – Jamie Campbell Bower


152. “Growing up in Huntington Beach, you were either a traditional sports athlete, a skateboarder, or a surfer. I got my first skateboard when I was five and skated off and on over the years, did a little BMX racing as a kid, and then in my freshman or sophomore year I started getting a little bit more into skateboarding.”


153. “Yeah? Then why did you bring the helmet?”


154. “Hopefully, kids realize you can do anything you want. Skateboarding can be that gateway.”


155. “When in doubt, shred it out.”


156. “Skateboarding teaches you how to take a fall properly. If you try to kickflip down some stairs, it might take you thirty tries – and you just learn how to take a tumble out of it without getting hurt.” – Bam Margera


157. “I never got into skateboarding to be number one.” — Tony Hawk


158. “That dad on the bench looks a lot like Mike Carroll” – Some kid who walked by the shop we’re in front of


159. “It’s a strange phenomenon how this piece of wood, wheels and a turning system has made so many people so happy” – Chris Cole


160. “Relationship status: falling in love with my skateboard.”


161. “When I started skating, it was such a small community. You didn’t aspire to be rich or famous or make a career out of it because that wasn’t something anyone had done yet.” — Tony Hawk


162. “For me, skateboarding is a lifestyle, I don’t really know anything different, my life revolves around skating, if I wasn’t a pro skater, I’d still be skating every day.” – “Hopefully, kids realize you can do anything you want. Skateboarding can be that gateway.”


163. “I think skateboarding is hugely challenging – it teaches you self-confidence, it teaches you self-motivation, and it can be something that helps you throughout your life.”


164. “From a very young age, as a teenager, I was into hip-hop and skateboarding and all those things that were akin to a kid in the ’90s. All those things are what resulted in clothes.”


165. “Girls just wanna skateboard in the sun.”


166. Don’t take life so seriously.


167. “Skateboarding teaches you how to take a fall properly.” – Bam Margera


168. “Never being too serious.“


169. “Do what you love and try not to look at what other people occupy themselves with. Most people seem restless and bounce around too much to focus or even pay attention enough to themselves to figure out exactly what they really do love, as opposed to what the people that surround them are doing.”


170. “Skateboarding is a way to let your body control the mind.” – Shaun White


171. “If I can stand up when I’m 80, I’ll be happy to cruise around on a skateboard. If I feel like my skills are fading, I just won’t do it publicly.” — Tony Hawk


172. Life is a lot like skateboarding.


173. “Once you pick up a skateboard, you’ll find out that it’s not a hobby, it’s not a sport, it’s a lifestyle” – Lil Wayne


174. “Don’t be a bummer, enjoy the summer.”


175. “Be the girl who decided to go for the big ramps.”


176. “Skateboarding is the sound of living.” – Jake Phelps


177. “Doing this sweet thing called skateboarding.”


178. ….you have to get started to be great.


179. “Think about how much skateboarding opens your eyes to see the world differently.” – John Humphrys


180. “Skateboarding doesn’t make you a skateboarder; not being able to stop skateboarding makes you a skateboarder.”


181. “Skate hard or Go home.” – Unknown


182. “I’ll catch you on the flip side.”


183. “Growing up in Huntington Beach, you were either a traditional sports athlete, a skateboarder, or a surfer. I got my first skateboard when I was five and skated off and on over the years, did a little BMX racing as a kid, and then in my freshman or sophomore year I started getting a little bit more into skateboarding.” – Jason Lee


184. “Land on both feet.“


185. “Skateboarding doesn’t make you a skateboarder. Not being able to stop skateboarding make you a skateboarder.” – Lance Mountain


186. “All she does is skateboard, skateboard, skateboard.”


187. “Skateboarding doesn’t make you a skateboarder. Not being able to stop skateboarding makes you a skateboarder.”


188. “Skateboarding is the best thing that ever happened to me, but it ruined my life.” – Mike Leslie


189. “Skateboarding is a meditation”


190. “Skate or die.” – Unknown


191. Skateboarding is not a crime.


192. Courage is facing your fears.


193. “Skate to create.” -Unknown


194. “In skateboarding, you’re never bigger than the streets.” — Rob Dyrdek


195. “Growing up, I absolutely loved skateboarding and dirt bike riding with my brother and the neighborhood kids.” — Daniella Monet


196. “I guess it's human nature to question yourself, to question why all the pain has had to happen? sometimes there isn't any answers it just is what it is and how we make ourselves feel and see through that, is what will determine how we move forward.”


197. “Skateboarding teaches you how to take a fall properly. If you try to kickflip down some stairs, it might take you thirty tries – and you just learn how to take a tumble out of it without getting hurt.”


198. “For me, skateboarding is a lifestyle, I don't really know anything different, my life revolves around skating, if I wasn’t a pro skater, I’d still be skating every day.”


199. Feel the fear and do it anyway.


200. “Why Walk When You Can Skate?” – Unknown


201. All Rights Reserved. Site Map


202. “I think we’re too young for that quote.”—Stevie Perez


203. “Usually the thing that signifies that I’m done with the winter and all that is that I start skateboarding.” — Shaun White


204. “Do what you love and try not to look at what other people occupy themselves with. Most people seem restless and bounce around too much to focus or even pay attention enough to themselves to figure out exactly what they really do love, as opposed to what the people that surround them are doing.” – Rodney Mullen


205. “I was a real skateboarder – not a gifted skateboarder. I represented that skateboarding was fun to do by being terrible at it.” — Lance Mountain


206. “One thing about a skater, they never quit, so a skater to sum it up is awesome.” – Lil Wayne


207. “Until we elect Trump, the British are the dumbest people on the planet.” — Dylgr [June 2016]


208. “For me skateboarding is a lifestyle, I dont really know anything different, my life revolves around skating, if I wasn’t a pro skater, I’d still be skating everyday.” – Ryan Sheckler


209. “I like to get Taco Bell after 10pm.”—Daniel Espinoza on why he doesn’t like Europe


210. “Skateboarding teaches kids a lot about self-discipline.”


211. “Skateboarding doesn’t make you a skateboarder. Not being able to stop skateboarding makes you a skateboarder.”


212. “Skate don’t hate.” – Unknown


213. Dennis Busenitz @dennisbusenitz2


214. “One thing about a skater, they never quit, so a skater to sum it up is awesome.”


215. You only live once…


216. “It's physical and mental, you have something to focus on.”


217. Don’t look back…


218. Do what makes you happy.


219. “As skateboarding evolved, it evolved away from competition. Having a best-trick contest doesn’t work.” — Rob Dyrdek


220. “Its Physical and mental. You have something to focus on.” — Dennis Busenitz


221. “Every once in a while, ditch your comfort zone.”


222. “Its Physical and mental, you have something to focus on.”


223. “It’s better to go out like a man, trying, than to play it safe and get second.”


224. “Skateboarding lover since birth.”


225. “For me skateboarding is a lifestyle, I dont really know anything different, my life revolves around skating, if I wasn’t a pro skater, I’d still be skating everyday.”


226. “If you skateboard, you cant be afraid to have people laugh at you.” – Mark Gonzales


227. Keep on pushin’!


228. “One thing about a skater, they never quit, so a skater, to sum it up, is awesome.” — Lil Wayne


229. “If you skateboard, you can’t be afraid to have people laugh at you.” — Mark Gonzales


230. “Skateboarding was everything to us growing up. It changes the way you see the world: you spend all day looking for ditches.” – Harmony Korine


231. Enjoy a simple life.


232. “Skateboarding has taught me two things – that symbolize a meaning of life. How to keep a balance and how to pick yourself up when you’ve fallen.”


233. “I actually got into music because of art and because of skateboarding: All those graphics and punk bands and fanzines – they were glued together in my brain.” — Alison Mosshart


234. “I was right by Little Weezy!”—Rudy about if he ever made it into the contest at the Skatepark of Tampa or if he just partied in the parking lot all weekend


235. “If you skateboard, you can’t be afraid to have people laugh at you.”


236. “I mean, really, skateboarding is just going out and having fun with your friends and filming cool tricks and challenging yourself and just really just having a good time. That’s what skateboarding really is.”


237. Skateboarding is not a sport.


238. “I feel like skateboarding is as much of a sport as a lifestyle, and an art form, so there’s so much that transcends in terms of music, fashion, and entertainment.” — Tony Hawk


239. “I hate watching myself freestyle.”—Cory Kennedy


240. “Never being too serious.“


241. “Sex minutes are like dog years.” — Charles Rivard


242. “It’s a sport that makes you look forward to the things you can do if you don’t quit.”


243. “The beauty of skating is that everybody has a unique set of variables that they can put in place and express their individual identity in the form of – call it – greatness.”


244. Don’t depend on your happiness on others.


245. “Thank u, next ramp.“


246. Tony Hawk @tonyhawk


247. “You can’t be careful on a skateboard” – Stephen King


248. “Skateboarding doesn’t make you a skateboarder. Not being able to stop skateboarding make you a skateboarder.”


249. “I’ll catch you on the flip side.”


250. Marc Johnson @marcjohnson


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