1. Go-to-trick: Any kickflip variation.
2. Warm up spot: Cherry Park.
3. Current Location: Long Beach, CA.
4. Place to travel to: Seattle, Austin, Brooklyn, or Florida.
5. Things you do when not skating: Work, work, and work some more. I currently work at United Boardshop slanging gear and decks. Come by and visit, you might get a little discount if you’re lucky! I help my good friend Jason Rothmeyer by sub-repping for him. I also help my fiancé with her businesses, Sass and Peril and The Paper Cub. Always good to stay busy right?
6. Video part of all time: Marc Johnson, Tiltmode Man Down
7. Music Artist: Michael Jackson.
8. Board Graphic: Any board that has/had Sieben art.
9. Next travel destination: NYC again.
10. Favorite Skateboarder cover: Omar Salazar, June/July 2011, that bump to backside tailslide.
11. Movie quote: “Wax on…. Wax off” – The Karate Kid
12. Favorite skate photo: Any Koston photo looks good to me.
13. Filming for: A solo part maybe? Just stacking footage when I can.
14. Guilty pleasure: Call of Duty.
15. Book: The Tao of Wu.
16. Favorite youtube video: Impersonations by Kevin Spacey.
17. Movie: Currently, Looper.
18. Current skate trend: Griptape Art.
19. Partner in crime: My fiancé Shannon Kennedy.
20. Things you wish you could get for free: airfare, NBA tickets, food.
21. Worst/best question to be asked at a demo: Worst – Can I have your board? / Best – Can I have your autograph?
22. Beverage: Coca-Cola
23. Pro when you were a kid: Kalis, Welsh, Koston, Guy, MJ, Gonz, Jason Lee, Stevie, Danny Garcia, plus so many more. I’m a huge skate nerd and those guys’ video parts fueled my skating.
24. Website (non-skate): hoopshype.com
25. Best trip in recent memory/ever: Just got engaged in NYC while I was there in May. The Roger Texas Toast Tour was a great time as well.