Finding Your Focus with DGK Sponsored Skateboarder Ricky Chavez

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By Tiffany Parra. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
As my skateboard laid on the edge of the cement half-pipe, I had one thought, “This will be the last attempt, I’m going to land it this time.” The next thing I knew I was lifting my face from the ground and there was blood everywhere. My failed attempt at dropping in at the skatepark cost me $700 in medical expenses and 4 stitches under my chin. Skateboarding is arguably one of the most brutal sports. It takes a certain level of grit to hop back on a skateboard after falling time and time again. So what is grit? Grit is defined as an individual’s perseverance of effort combined with the passion for a particular long-term goal. No one know’s Grit better than the latest guest on the Work in Progress podcast, Ricky Chavez. Ricky is a 25 year old sponsored skateboarder whose been working on his craft for over 14 years. Day in and day out, he’s showcasing his progression and determination to becoming pro. YOUTUBE VERSION: https://youtu.be/S5i1BAdjJlk 🙏🏽 Please donate to the fundraiser for Malik http://bit.ly/malikfundraiser 🔥🔥Follow Ricky on Instagram: @rickychavezz🔥🔥 ⚡️ Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra ⚡️Tune in next Thursday Nov 22 at 9 PM PST for another Real Talk livestream.⚡️ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/work-in-progress/support

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