Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Nyjah Huston Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
I consider myself really lucky to have had such a good life.
I remember when I went to the first Street League event in 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. I was only 15.
People assume they know you but they don’t.
My parents bought an indoor skatepark in 2003 that was a perfect training facility for me.
Ethiopia is beautiful. The people are so positive.
Skateboarding is something that I’ve loved ever since I started when I was five years old.
I’m stoked that the Olympics finally put skateboarding in there. I was always a little confused about why it wasn’t in there in the first place considering that snowboarding and other similar sports were in the Olympics.
I’m thankful to be a mixed racial person in skateboarding. I’m part Japanese too, so when I go over to Japan everyone loves me there, when I go somewhere where there are a lot of Black people they’ll love me there too.
Learning a new trick will just happen randomly when I’m skating and if I feel good doing it, I take it to a street spot. If I’m really confident in it I practice it a lot, so I can do it in a contest.
As I get older in my skateboarding career, I would like to get more into the business side of things – starting my own company or investing.
If you feel like you’re wearing something that you’re stoked on, I feel like it actually makes you want to skate better.
I don’t like to think of myself as famous because us skaters, we think of ourselves as normal people. But I really do have to be more careful about what I do and the way I set examples for everybody.
I do try to floss everyday cause it’s obviously good for you and healthy.
I won the biggest amateur contest when I was 10, and I was into X Games the next year. And then I was in a ‘Tony Hawk’ game the next year!
What can I say? I love waffles.
I like skating big stuff, and you need the power to get on those obstacles and take the impact coming off. You need the strength to take the hard falls.
Our father got us into skating and built us many ramps around our yard.
I’d say street skating is the most fun of the six skateboarding events for me personally. It’s also because you can do it anywhere. You don’t need a specific ramp or competition; you can just go shred anywhere around your hometown and have a blast with it. That’s the best part about street skating.
When it comes to skateboards, it’s hard because it’s really a personal preference. Some people will like different shapes and sizes than others.
I literally started skating handrails when I was seven years old, with no helmet on, so I was just bred into this type of skating where you have to be kind of fearless and just go for it.
Even though skateboarding is considered a sport now and it is going to be in the Olympics for the first time, you always have to realize what got it there and what’s going to always be important.
L.A. is the best city to skateboard in.
I love competing. I take it really seriously.
I have learned to spend money wisely.
I feel like sometimes people see us as like robots and out there expecting to win every time. But, in reality, that’s not how it is, and it’s not that easy.
I mean, really, skateboarding is just going out and having fun with your friends and filming cool tricks and challenging yourself and just really just having a good time. That’s what skateboarding really is.
I’ve made money from a young age but it’s never taken away from my love of skateboarding. I don’t just do this for money.
With the Olympics, you have to bring out all the best tricks to win.
I was really shy because I didn’t have much of a social life.
I only drink coffee when I’m actually feeling tired. I’ve never wanted to become dependent on it, to be one of those people where I wake up and have to have coffee.
Everything from my friends and family to my career have gone really well, and the next step in life is to do your best to help other people in every way possible.
I wish I could skate every single day.
It’s crazy to think that back when I was 11 years old I was skating X Games.
I definitely appreciate my gym the most because I am totally the type of person that just like has a hard time relaxing. And whenever I don’t have anything to do or I’m bored around the house, I’ll just be in there for like a couple hours sometimes, just like stretching or working out and just taking care of the body.
To be out there in the Olympics skating the board that’s actually my own and a company that me and my homies have started. It’s a special feeling and it’s only more motivation to go out there and kill it.
My dad was really controlling and he did want me to skate every single day. I would say he did it in a little bit of a strict way, which probably wasn’t necessary because bottom line I loved skateboarding and that’s all I wanted to do anyway.
I don’t like eggs because I couldn’t get used to it after not growing up with them.
My parents always did things a little bit differently. My three brothers, my sister and I didn’t go to normal public schools – we were home-schooled. We didn’t play Little League or other team sports. We were a skateboarding family.
Contest skating is about figuring out the hardest tricks you can do that you can also land every time. It doesn’t matter if it’s a kickflip back lip or a kickflip front board or a hardflip. Any trick you feel really confident in and you can land any time, those are the tricks you bring to the contest.
Power and strength are most important for my skating.
My success as a young athlete contributed to major disagreements between my parents and my mom had to make the ultimate decision to leave.
I was too young to really remember it, but at one time, my family lived in Hawaii and Fiji because my parents wanted us to be exposed to different cultures and alternative lifestyles.
I love going to around the public parks and just skating around the kids and stuff with them and obviously going out with my friends and going out and hitting the streets and stuff.
I’m not too much of a morning person.
Drawing from personal experience and also knowing that so many people, kids, are still living without sanitary water… makes you want to make it easier for them.
Skating and style just goes hand in hand, I think.
Stretching always helps me start my day in a good way.
I grew up watching PRod and Chris Cole. To be able to skate with them in competition is an honor.
It’s hard for our sport to pass into the mainstream, to make it onto ‘SportsCenter.’
Honestly, I have the quickest metabolism ever, I can eat as much as I want and barely gain any weight. So I just try to eat as much as I can every day.
I love skateboarding because it’s the funnest thing on earth. And that goes for, not only if you’re one of us about to skate the Olympics or just a kid out there skating your skate park, just having fun. It’s the freedom, the love. It brings us all together and the nonstop challenge and the progression.
I’m one of the fortunate ones to be making a good living for myself off of being a professional skateboarder. But there’s hundreds and hundreds of pro skateboarders out there that are professional and they are so good at what they do. But… there’s just not that much money in skateboarding.
You never know when you’re gonna come across a sick skate spot, or a skate park you wanna stop at, so as long as I’m not injured, I’m always gonna have my board on me, and my skate shoes, and whatever I need to go out there and get a little session in.
Nike is the prime shoe sponsor in sports in general but definitely in skateboarding. I couldn’t think of a better company I’d rather ride for. I’ve always thought they were such an amazing team. They’ve always had the best gears on their team; their product is insanely good.
A lot of the time, you know you can do a move; it’s just really hard to get that first try out of the way.
When I was 13 years old, my family and I lived on a farm in Puerto Rico that didn’t have clean, running water all the time.
Anything you think of that isn’t vegan, my mom would make vegan. When a lot of people think about eating vegan, they think of it as not being healthy because it’s hard to get protein. I think I managed to be even healthier than someone with a non-vegan diet.
I think that’s one of the best things about skateboarding. We’re all competitors out there, but no one dislikes each other.
When I was four years old, we lived in the Fiji islands, but I don’t remember much.
As long as you’re working hard for what you love doing, you’ll have a good chance of getting somewhere with it.