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──Jake Johnson(ENGLISH)

2011.04.20

First board:
Shorty’s Lucky Charm’s board. It was originally my brother’s. After he skated it he sold it to our neighbor, who in turn sold it back to me. 10 dollars well spent.

First trick:
Ollie.

First pro you met in person:
Steve Hernandez and Pancho Moler.

First video you ever watched:
World Industries, Rodney Mullen vs. Daewon Song Round 1.

First sponsor:
Appalachian Outdoors, an outdoors store in my hometown that also sold skate equipment. They gave me boards at cost price.

First coverage in a skate magazine:
I had a contents sequence in Skateboarder magazine.

First video part:
Chapman, Short Ends.

First skate injury:
Board to the shin. 

First time you broke your board:
I can’t remember but it was probably during my "skating off picnic benches" phase.

First cuss word:
Fuck.

First thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word VHS:
Time Machine.

気になるスケーターの”初めて”を探るコーナー
THE FIRSTS。今回はGRAVISに在籍し、
ALIEN WORKSHOP『MIND FIELD』で
世界的注目を浴びるようになった
ストリートの雄、ジェイク・ジョンソンの登場。
ペンシルヴァニア州出身NY在住。長身を活かしたバネで、常人のレベルを遥かに超える高さのスポットアプローチに定評がある。このご時世には希有な、大都市NYが生んだ生粋のストリートスケーター。スポンサーはAlien Workshop、Gravis、Quiksilver、Destructo、Autumn。
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