#19 Neal Thompson: Dropping In With A Skate Dad


Oct 17 2018 • 30 mins

Seattle author Neal Thompson has profiled a range of intriguing characters during his career as an acclaimed author, but for his fifth book he turned his eye to his sons, two boys fixated on the sport and culture of skateboarding. In the debut episode of Season 3 of Paternal, Thompson discusses his kids' all-encompassing passion for the sport and their embrace of a counter-culture lifestyle that led to drugs, alcohol, vandalism and concerns from their father that he had somehow let his boys go too far.Learn more about Thompson’s latest book Kickflip Boys here.

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