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Wife Wondering How Concerned She Should Be After Catching Husband Watching Old Skate Videos

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Local woman Katie Sandoval has been reconsidering the stability of her marriage after walking in on her husband watching Zero Skateboards’ 1997 video “Thrill of it All” in their basement, confirmed distraught sources close to the couple.

“Scott (Larsson) was into skateboarding as a teenager but, to the best of my knowledge, this is the first time he’s watched one of those types of videos in the 10 years we’ve been together,” said Sandoval from her sister’s house. “I should have known something was up when I found a bunch of old Thrasher magazines hidden in a paper bag in our closet. It became a real issue when I was on our computer, almost all the suggested videos on YouTube were skateboarding related. I made a joke about it at dinner and he got real quiet and the next time I used the computer, the history had been cleared.”

“I really just hope this doesn’t lead to him trying to skate again, he’s almost 40 and I’m pretty sure his ankles would turn to dust,” Sandoval added.

Larson dismissed his partner’s concerns as being ‘overblown’ and nothing to stress about.

“I love Katie, but she spends too much time reading between the lines,” the 38 year-old software engineer said while searching for PDF versions of old CCS catalogs in a private browser. “It’s nothing more than morbid curiosity. I mean yeah, it’s great to see that skateboards these days a little bit wider than when I was back in my prime. I think that’s progress. And yeah, I do miss waxing ledges behind supermarkets and skating there until the cops come. But at this point I actually find more joy in watching people skate, especially some of the vintage stuff. The pants were so wild.”

Psychologists state that while some nostalgia is healthy, becoming too wrapped in it could be signs of deeper issues.

“Mr. Larson is at the age where men begin experiencing mid-life crises, so while it’s not unusual for him to look back fondly at activities from his youth, it’s important to make sure it’s not maladaptive nostalgia,” noted psychologist Dr. Jeff Gergen. “Watching old Transworld videos in his spare time is probably fine, so long as it doesn’t interfere with everyday activities like work and sex. Now, say he starts spending his spare time hanging out in the 7-11 parking lot and getting chased out of city squares by security guards? Well, then you might want to consider getting a professional involved.”

At press time, Sandoval wasn’t sure if she should be relieved after seeing the skate videos replaced by World War 2 documentaries.