An American Original: Louie Barletta
San Jose's finest and his fountain of youth
Louie Barletta is an American original. Youthful, optimistic and sincere in the way he skates, Barletta is never contrived and always on-key. The past decade in skateboarding has been marked by a seriousness and a weight of intensity that Barletta served as the perfect antidote to. The light hearted way that Barletta approaches skating is a breath of fresh air to remind us why we started in the first place: because it's supposed to be fun. But Barletta and his skating that we've come to appreciate ...
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