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N. Prince, Toronto, Canada

“What music do you prefer to listen to while skateboarding?”

A

“A lot of the songs on my skate mix are songs from my favorite skate parts that inspire me, other than that hip hop/rap/good beats inspire my skating”

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D. Robles Los Angeles, CA

“How did you get to where you are right now? Like becoming am, did you know the right people or just sent videos and bugged people to check you out?”

A

“When I was younger I just skated all the time, I was shy and I wouldn’t talk to anyone so didn’t meet many people or do networking. The longer I skated the more my confidence grew. I started networking, skating contest, meeting the right people. Youtube came out and that helped me a lot, started getting some flow sponsors, most company’s will say I’m too old now but I’m still pushing towards my goals”

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J. Fry, San Diego, CA

“What made you decide to take your skating to a career choice way of life rather than just a sport, and when did that become clear to you that, this is what you wanted to do?”

A:

“I was just so drawn to skateboarding, once I started to do tricks it just clicked and it consumed my life. Skateboarding was all I could think about, its all I wanted to do. Having the time of my life and cant see myself doing anything else.”

Q:

C. Olson Omaha, Nebraska

“What was your first skate video”

A:

“I got 2 at the same time Plan B “Second hand smoke” & 411 #10, I watched the plan video religiously.”

Q:

N. Sanchez, Los Angeles, CA

“Do you feel that the skateboarding industry overcharges excessively for most of their product (especially boards & shoes) when considering the cost for a young person to participate in most other sports?”

A:

Skateboarding gear can be pricey if you buy everything at once, but in regards to other sports its a lot lower than most if you join a team/league.”

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