Those in the skateboarding circles would no doubt know the legendary status of Finnish-born professional skateboarder, Arto Saari. He leaped onto the European skateboard scene in 1998 at an international skateboarding competition in Munster, Germany, largest skateboarding competition at the time, blowing minds of fellow skateboarders and attendees. Saari moved to the Stateside to pursuit his skateboarding career, joining the ranks of fellow European skateboard company, Flip. In this video by WeSC, Chris Pastras, sits down with Saari for a casual conversation to hear about the beginning of his skateboard life. Check out the first installment below.