Originally posted on TED Blog:
Today, June 21, is Go Skateboarding Day, which is a perfectly good reason to celebrate this global culture of under-the-radar creativity and community. Below are four TED Talks in celebration of the innovation and flow of skating.
Rodney Mullen: Pop an ollie and innovate!
Beginning at age 10, Rodney Mullen been sharing his unique style and brand-new tricks with the SoCal skating scene. In this talk from TEDxUSC, Mullen shows how interesting public environments led to him to invent unconventional tricks, and how the open, passionate, creative community of skaters encouraged him to innovate for the love of skating.