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My first setup was a World Industries’ Daewon Song, Destrusto Trucks, Blind 51mm wheels.
After the Ollie, I learned Fs 180, and then a heelflip. After that, I can’t remember.
First pro you ever met in person:
Dunno… Maybe Paul Shier.
First British skater you looked up to:
First skate video you ever watched:
Blueprint, A Mixed Media.
First video part you got blown away:
Probably Shorty’s, Chad Muska part from Fulfill the Dream.
First coverage in a skate magazine:
Sidewalk Magazine. It must have been ’02, doing an Ollie over a kinked handrail.
First video part:
It was a local video called DBAF, probably in ’98 or ’99.
First time you got featured in an American skate media:
The Skateboard Mag issue 2.
First time you felt like an outsider skating in other country:
Every time I come to America. They’re the tough guys… they’re the big boys.
First thing you felt when you got your first pro board: