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Crockett finds home among Aliens

Gilbert Crockett gets the early pro nod from Alien Workshop

Updated: March 27, 2012, 3:20 PM ET
By Joel Rice

Gilbert Crockett is a 22-year-old Richmond, Va., native who, when it comes to skateboarding, exudes a powerful intensity. Yet after taking up residence in Black Box's Southern California training facility and releasing two video parts for Fallen and Mystery, he experienced a change of heart about his sponsors and about living in California.

In 2009 he returned to Richmond and began skating for Alien Workshop and Vans. However, his hometown locale and sponsor-switch did not slow ...

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