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News, 1/5/2018

Grab your skateboard: Finnish architect creates sculpted skate-scapes

Photo: Hernan Patiño

At six years old, Saario learned to skate on a homemade board that his father assembled from plywood and four office-chair wheels.

“It was a bit difficult because the wheels rotated 360 degrees,” says Saario, smiling. “But that’s how I learned. I guess my father thought it would be a passing trend like the yo-yo, but eventually he bought me a skateboard.”

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Updated 1/5/2018

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