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Proving that skateboarding isn't just for the youngsters, this short film profiles 60-year-old skateboarder Neal "The Dude" Unger, who sees skateboarding as a means to align his body and mind.
"My goals for my skateboarding are to continue to research the quietness of my mind and and how joyful that is," he says.
"When I first discovered sketeboarding I thought 'Oh my God, I wanna do this!' There's something about it that quiets the brain, it turns thinking off, and I love that."
Watch Neal for some inspiration!
Neal A. Unger was born in 1957 in Anaheim, California. He remembers enjoying the Disneyland fireworks from his bedroom window as he was sent to bed every night at 9pm. At the age of five his mother bought him a skateboard. A brain tumor claimed her life four short years later.
Adopted by an older brother, Neal developed his passion for surfing and skateboarding while living in San Diego, California. He graduated from Bowness Highschool in Calgary, Alberta, Canada before returning to the California coast.
Having surfed Pavones, Costa Rica and the big island of Hawaii, he practices regular meditation and believes the human body should remain strong and youthful into old age.
At the age of 60 he is still learning skate tricks. He loves to share what life, and skateboarding, have taught him so far.