Dave Mateo turns PRO for Kendama USA.
Take a deeper look into the life of Dave Mateo and his journey that lead him to becoming Kendama USA pro. Dave has been able to witness the growth of Kendama since the early beginnings in the US and continues to help spread and cultivate the scene. With different style, flow and character Dave has influenced many Kendama players. He has faith that Kendama can evolve and change lives for the better.
Directed, filmed and edited by Colin Sander.
“Thank you to all have supported Kendama from the beginning. To my inspirations from the start from Jake Weins, Colin Sander, Zack Yourd, Turner Thorne, and Alex Ruisch. To Jeremy Stephenson for changing my life for the better and continuing to give all the players from Kendama USA opportunity. Team Hybrid LV chapter. Kenyatta Williams for continuing to help me evolve style as a player through Flownamic Duo. Carolina Herrera for being my support beam 9000 and most importantly to my friends, parents, and family back in Sacramento. If it weren’t for all of your encouragement and belief in me, I would have never made it this far. My LOVE for you all is un explainable.”
– Dave Mateo