The Tuesday 25 with Al Partanen

Smith Grind from light past loveseat
Photo: Brian Shamanski

1. Go-to-trick:

2. Warm up spot:
Game of skate in Ralphs parking lot.

3. Current Location:
Long Beach, CA

4. Place to travel too:
Quito, Equador

5. Things you do when not skating:
Play records, ride my bike.

6. Video part of all time:
Gonz – Video Days. Even his vert stuff is pure poetry in motion.

7. Website (non-skate one):

8. Band all-time:
Bad Brains

9. Guilty pleasure:

10. Last meal:
Veggie burger with chipotle mayo & avocado.

11. Movie quote:
Anything Dante says in Grandmas Boy.

12. Skatepark:

13. Filming for:

14. Way to spend your money:
Records, food & travel.

15. Thing to get for free:
Records, food & travel.

16. Best trip in recent memory/ever:
Skate Rock Australia, it was so sick traveling with that many
gnarly dudes.

17. Movie:
Rockers” it’s the reggae Robin Hood.

18. Current skate trend:
Skate everything

19. Partner in crime:
My wife Amanda

20. Book:
Flow – The Psychology of the Optimal Experience

21. Worst/best Question to be asked at a demo:
Can you sign my tits?

22. Beverage:
Cold pressed juice

23. Pro when you were a kid:
Gonz & Neil Blender

24. Flatground trick:
Nothing beats a proper 360 flip.

25. iPhone app:
Instagram.. @parts

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