Before Justin passed away, there was a day where I was having a difficult time and Justin and I had a meeting with a few people about the boards we were making. It was around that time that I had first had the idea for #skatetofight. I told the guys at this meeting about my idea in passing and didn't think much of it. A week or so later, Justin called me and told me that the idea had really struck a cord with him. He told me about his struggles with depression. I honestly had no idea he had the same issues that I did. He was so driven and successful! How could he have depression?
I have thought about this today. Maybe I was so focused on myself that I did not see his pain? Maybe I could have made a difference? Obviously, I could go on and on with all the "ifs" and "maybes". What has happened, as tragic as it is, has happened. All I can do, is do what I can to help others. If there was any one thing I learned from Justin is to follow your passions.
So keep sharing your stories and the content on this site. Not much makes me happier than when I get a message from a person who stumbled across the site and they tell me about how it has helped them. If this blog helps just one person, then it has been worth it.