Darren Harper Throwaway Footage

May 10, 2011

By: OhioSkateUniv


Darren posted some leftovers from the Famous video, which you can buy at your local skateshop or here.

Previously:
Darren Harper – DAY IN THE LIFE Pt. 1
Thisis50.com Interview With Darren Harper
Maloof Skateboarding High Ollie Challenge
Darren Harper & Maloof Give Back To The D.C. Community
Avenues out of Adversity: Darren Harper Interview

When not writing for Expression Session, you can find the writer posting daily at his own blog, Ohio Skate University and posting weekly at The Goodie Bag Blog.

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Darren Harper – DAY IN THE LIFE Pt. 1

February 4, 2011

By: OhioSkateUniv


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Thisis50.com Interview With Darren Harper

January 24, 2011

By: OhioSkateUniv


They go over some of the same material as I covered when I interviewed Darren but Jack Thriller keeps it entertaining, trust me.
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Maloof Skateboarding High Ollie Challenge

January 22, 2011

By: OhioSkateUniv

Benjamin Ross at the Frederick, MD High Ollie Challenge

Today marked the launch of Maloof’s live High Ollie Challenges. Today’s two challenges were held at in Tampa, FL at SPoT and in Frederick, MD where Darren Harper and Benjamin Ross tied at a height of 41″ (the world record is 44.5″). Darren and Benjamin both get a trip to Las Vegas to compete in the semi-finals. If one of them makes it to the finals, there is $10,000 on the line. There are alot more events going down this month so check the schedule below to see if you can make it out to one to compete. If you can’t make it to any, there is an online contest and you can find the info for that at the bottom of the page.
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Darren Harper & Maloof Give Back To The D.C. Community

December 19, 2010
Darren Harper With The Kids. Photo Cred. MaloofMoneyCup.com

This past Tuesday, Darren Harper teamed up with the Maloof brothers, Vans, Ward 5 Councilman Harry Thomas Jr., Washington Convention and Sports Authority and D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation to give gift packages to families and kids in the D.C. area. Check out the video below to see a sample of what good Darren and Maloof brought to the people of Washington D.C.

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Avenues out of Adversity: Darren Harper Interview

September 7, 2010
By: OhioSkateUniv
 

 


Over the years, I’ve read countless interviews with skateboarders who seem to be riding the sponsor wave until it crashes. They speak candidly on the fact that they wake up day to day and skate if they feel like it. Darren Harper is not one of those skateboarders. Darren not only skates, but is a father who involves himself in charities, records and performs different kinds of music, and stays involved in his local skateboarding scene. When speaking with Darren, you understand that his family, friends and community are the things that are important to him. Coming from the ghetto of Washington DC, Darren shows us that there are multiple avenues out of adversity and every lane is worth dipping into as long as you maintain a knowledge of what you come from and where you’re going.
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