Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Updated: February 16, 10:16 AM ET
Face Time video with Don Nguyen
|Don Nguyen in the midst of a backside tailslide shove-it out.|
In 2011 it's no longer even surprising to hear about a pro skater who's still crushing the streets well into their 30s. Hell, more than half the pro team at Girl skateboards have pushed right past their 20s. As the still relatively young art of street skating matures, more and more of us are realizing that it's quite possible to keep rolling and progressing as we move towards our middle years. With that said, there are less than a handful of pros who are still willing to jump down the truly big, big stuff once their 20s are in the rear window. Andrew Reynolds shocked everyone with what he put out on "Stay Gold" in part because he's still leading the charge going bigger and dropping further than most of his peers of any age bracket. One of the only other names out there that's still taking the heavy drops that The Boss takes in his 30s is none other than Don "The Nuge" Nguyen. It's not surprising then perhaps, that The Nuge was hand picked for a pro slot on Reynolds' elite and covetedBaker skateboards. Game recognize game.
Full video after the jump.