Roger couldn't wait to get on his:
That's him practicing in our garage, with a bicycle helmet on his head.
His skills rapidly improved after that:
He's also decorated his skateboard with some of his favorite stickers like a 13 year old teenager.
As for me, I'm progressing slowly, I can get both feet onto the board and go down gentle slopes carving a few large turns...but one thing is for certain--it's lots of fun.
My apologies to Gunilla... I know you said to get elbow and knee pads too, but I think we'll be ok with just the helmet and wrist guards. I also know you said "for goodness sakes, not before the wedding!" but we just couldn't resist--we promise we'll be very careful.