Feb 19, 2017

18 Pictures That Will Bring Skater Kids Right Back To The Early ’00s

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This wristband featuring the logo of your favorite band at that time:

This wristband featuring the logo of your favorite band at that time:

Or those patches you’d sew haphazardly onto your Eastpak bag to clearly broadcast your taste in music:

Or those patches you'd sew haphazardly onto your Eastpak bag to clearly broadcast your taste in music:

And then you’d wear that same bag as low as you could, way down over your butt:

And then you'd wear that same bag as low as you could, way down over your butt:

That Quiksilver wallet you used to carry around your bus tickets and what little money your part time job earned you:

That Quiksilver wallet you used to carry around your bus tickets and what little money your part time job earned you:

Barely enough to afford all-ages pop punk shows on Friday nights.

Oh! And let’s not forget about the wallet chain. It was the only thing keeping that Quiksilver wallet secure

Oh! And let's not forget about the wallet chain. It was the only thing keeping that Quiksilver wallet secure

Unfortunately.

You probably spent a lot of time playing Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater:

You probably spent a lot of time playing Tony Hawk's Pro Skater:

More time than actually skating.

And those finger boards you used to practice when the weather was too nasty for you to go fall flat on your face at the skate park:

And those finger boards you used to practice when the weather was too nasty for you to go fall flat on your face at the skate park:

The pair of Etnies that you only removed before going to bed:

The pair of Etnies that you only removed before going to bed:

Etnies, DC Shoes, or Emerica, of course.

The very baggy jeans that your parents reluctantly bought for you:

The very baggy jeans that your parents reluctantly bought for you:

“WEAR A BELT! I DON’T WANT TO SEE YOUR UNDERPANTS!”

And those ugly Billabong Bermuda shorts every sk8er boi wore every summer:

And those ugly Billabong Bermuda shorts every sk8er boi wore every summer:

The leather wristband you bought with your savings to seem like a badass:

The leather wristband you bought with your savings to seem like a badass:

Your favorite movie:

Your favorite movie:

Tied with American Pie.

Your sneaker sticker collection that you used to keep safe without ever sticking them to anything:

Your sneaker sticker collection that you used to keep safe without ever sticking them to anything:

This legendary group whose logo you replicated on your school notebook:

This legendary group whose logo you replicated on your school notebook:

And this other group, whose music actually made you feel something for the first time:

And this other group, whose music actually made you feel something for the first time:

Your go-to fashion trick was to wear a faded, short-sleeve graphic t-shirt over a faded, long-sleeve graphic t-shirt:

Your go-to fashion trick was to wear a faded, short-sleeve graphic t-shirt over a faded, long-sleeve graphic t-shirt:

Oh, and of course you had The Cut:

Oh, and of course you had The Cut:

Or rather, the non-cut.

And finally, the same shapeless cap we all wore to complete the look:

And finally, the same shapeless cap we all wore to complete the look:

What a time to be alive.

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