You have no enemies, you say?
Alas, my friend, the boast is poor.
He who has mingled in the fray
Of duty, that the brave endure,
Must have made foes. If you have none
Small is the work that you have done.
— Skaters are really stupid. It's not like you get money from this, or like you get praised by society. If you have one slip, you get a bad injury, but you can't stop it. You have to say you're stupid to do so.
— You say it like you're having fun.
— I'm stupid, too! "S" is simply competing to see who is more of an idiot.
— Then, am I an idiot, too?
— A huge idiot! You're an idiot. Making friends, fights, making up... You end up doing everything through skateboarding.
It matters if you don't just give up.
Father, is a person’s destiny a thing like a cloud flowing with an inescapable flow? Or can a person choose the flow he wishes… I still don’t know the answer to this. Either way the destination may be the same in the end. However by choosing to live like the latter, a person can live and strive towards a goal. And in this match I have finally understood those who have that are truly strong. Father, I have but one goal, I want to become stronger…