One of the values I want to instill to my kids is to live free of fear. Sometimes this trait is inherently gifted in people, but more often than not, it is earned. How do you earn it?
An easy way to do it is to introduce kids to sports. Skateboarding, in particular, is really good at freeing you from fear and instilling confidence. When you’ve spent countless hours working on a skateboard trick and finally land it with consistency, that’s a shot of confidence right there.
I started thinking about this when I was talking to Cliff Rigor. He is a respected skater in the Cebu skate community, a talented photographer and videographer, and he has managed to parlay his skills into Hyve – a creative collective focusing on creating film for clients. He cites skateboarding as the root of many of his creative pursuits.
In this episode, we talked about how skateboarding builds grit, the fear in street photography, shooting video for debuts and weddings, and at what age you should skate.
Enjoy the episode!
Where can you find Cliff?
This episode is sponsored by Qube Gallery – a progressive art space in Cebu, Philippines providing network and exhibit opportunities for contemporary artists with whom they work closely with and promote beyond the local reach. For more than five years, Qube has mounted shows of engaging artworks and have also significantly represented the Visayas region in various international fairs.
This month at Qube: OCEAN SEA — bringing together three artists – Olivia d’Aboville, Russ Ligtas and Joanna Arong. Their profound love for the sea is featured in their works and evokes magical mysteries, inspiration and darkness. The exhibition has different mediums. Particularly textiles, paintings, sculptures and even a video installation. This exhibition is curated by Joanna Arong and will run from June 20 to July 16, 2019
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