Skateboarding And Sobriety Saved Brandon Turner’s Life


By Joshua Ocampo

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Pro skateboarder BRANDON TURNER, 39, thrashed San Diego’s Pacific Drive in the 1990s but suffered from alcohol dependency. It wasn’t until he got sober that he broke through.

“In skateboarding culture, after you land tricks, you celebrate with beers,” says Turner. “Landing a trick was like getting a job promotion. So at the skate park, it was a constant celebration.”

The party ended, though, when Turner served a 17-month sentence for two…click here to continue reading