wordsby mike christie photosby dylan doubt
I’m sitting out front of an organic grocery store drinking a coffee, waiting for Rick, trying to think of questions to ask him. His daughter, Kalea, is sick and he’s coming to buy her some herbal medicine as well as to pick me up so we can do his interview.
Not trying to start a pointless message-board style battle over this, but I think it could be safely said that Rick is one of the best and most severely rad skateboarders of all time, in the world, ever. When I think about it, I totally believe this is true. But the weird thing is, when we are hanging out, I completely forget he is that good. He’s just this regular dude who cracks jokes, likes different stuff, plays music, gives people the occasional hug…