Here’s an excellent talk from last May at TEDx USC – by one of skateboarding’s originators: Rodney Mullen. Some of the topics and concepts he brings up really speak to the creative methods of skateboarding, and how skaters learn and “hack” the existing concepts of skateboarding. It’s a great talk, a little over 15 minutes. Though Rodney’s speech was given to an audience of non-skaters, it really resonates with skateboarders in that they have a another layer of experience that perhaps the audience that heard the talk, couldn’t understand. But, I’m sure they got a taste of it.