Torey Goodall For The Ben Raemers Foundation

There is obviously no shortage of reminders in the media today about taking care of our mental health. What exactly that means — especially for those of us who grew up in environments where those conversations were foreign altogether — can be hard to grasp.

Torey Goodall is someone that any longtime QS reader needs no introduction to; he’s been a staple even before his name was lifted into the QS part rafters with the “Quiksilver” part that featured Club LIV, robots, hor d’oeuvres and martinis. In this new piece for the Ben Raemers Foundation, he talks about how a life spent immersed in skating can change so quickly when that obsession, hobby, culture, love, etc. is taken away via a major injury — and how he, like so many others at that same crossroad, found himself in an unhealthy cycle scrambling to channel energy elsewhere. Torey found boxing as an outlet, and takes us through a quick run of that journey.

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