Skaters are notoriously not the best romantic partners. Most of us are bad communicators, broke, and obsessed with skating. There are even countless Instagram meme accounts poking fun of our troubles holding down any meaningful relationship. With all of this negativity swirling around, it must seem impossible for a young single skater to find their perfect someone. But then we see videos like this one from DC rider Aleka Lang and his girlfriend Jess Wong.
Aleka and Jess seem to have it all figured out: they live together in Vancouver, film and edit each others skating, and make a damn good looking couple. Every Saturday morning, these two have the tradition of cooking brunch together and they even fingerboard while they wait.
To get us inspired, Aleka and Jess filmed their weekly ritual on a Hi-8 camera to bring a little bit of this idealist love to our poor lonely souls.