Born and raised in the rough suburbs of Columbia, David González made it his mission to forge his own way of life the only way he knew how, through skateboarding.



Currently residing in Long Beach, CA, and having spent most of the summer injured and homebound, Desillusion Magazine’s Pierre David stopped by the former SOTY’s home to gain an insight into David’s world.

This short film is based on the article “Skateboarding’s died three times since I was born” published in Desillusion Magazine 47 , Tome 3, available on