THE FIRST FEELING IS EXHILARATION.
My arms hit the ground. The sound is like a mallet against a crab.
Pure fucking exhilaration.
Beside me, my skateboard is a stranded turtle on its back. The wheels shriek with each spin.
And then—oh. Oh,
The second feeling is pain.
Naomi’s camera beeps and she makes a triumphant noise in her throat. “You totally
got it that time,” she says. “Tell me you got it.”
I hold my breath for a moment until I can say, “We got it.”
“You fell like a bag of mashed...