Steve Olson | In episode 15 of Light Culture Podcast, Paper Magazine founder David Hershkovits sits down with artist and professional skateboarder Steve Olson.
Steve Olson is still skating after all these years. Jock, artist, raconteur, world traveler, Skateboard Hall of Famer, Olson has many hats to wear and stories to tell. The dad of Nike skateboarder Alex Olson, he can bask in his son’s achievement and his own legacy in a sport that’s going to the Olympics for the first time. Steve joins us on Light Culture Podcast to talk about the history of skateboarding, how he survived its ups and downs, his emergence as an artist as well as his little known attempt to make it in the financial world selling futures.