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Skateboarding Documentary “I am Thalente” Brings Two Hub LA Members Together

January 2nd, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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Move over Tony Hawk. There’s a new skateboarding talent in town: Thalente. Thalente Biyela’s inspiring narrative is one that makes his skateboarding talent even more remarkable. The South African teenager was homeless since the age of nine. He was illiterate. He posted a video online asking for skateboarding sponsors. The video went viral. He moved to California and, through the support of pro-skater Kenny Anderson, became internationally recognized in the pro-skateboarding world. Then there’s Natalie [...] Read More