The Tuesday 25 with Mike Maldonado


Sal flip
Photo: Mark Brandsetter

1. Warm up trick:
Tre bomb

2. Way you’ve seen your name spelled:
Maladondo

3. Question to be asked at a demo:
“Was that switch?”

4. Toy Machine trip:
The first Toy trip I went on was my fav. I think it was ’96.

5. Axion trip:
Since the rebirth, every Axion trip is my favorite, the squad is sick!

6. Skate photo:
Hensley doing a front side ollie in a bridge.

7. Song from a skate video:
“Another Brick in the Wall” (part2) Brian Anderson in Welcome to Hell

8. Recent video part:
Manny Santiago’s 9-10-11 part

9. Video part of all time:
Mark Gonzales, Video Days

10. Movie:
House of 1000 Corpses

11. TV show:
Tabatha’s Salon Takeover

12. Meal:
Fried Catfish, mac and cheese and collard greens and hot sauce

13. Non-skate website:
Probably not appropriate

14. YouTube sensation:
Can’t be bothered.

15. Current am:
Kyle Nicholson

16. Pro of all-time:
Sean Sheffey

17. Thing to do in Philly:
Skate and kick it with my brovas.

18. Place to travel to:
Home after any trip.

19. Person to travel to:
My moms

20. Thing to do when you’re not skating:
Hang with my dogs and my brovas.

21. Thing about PA:
It’s just the shit.

22. Bootleg memory:
Being a part of Bootleg is my favorite memory of Bootleg.

23. Famous fro:
Jimi Hendrix

24. Famous female:
They’re all my favorite.

25. Thing about skateboarding:
Being able to ride a skateboard. It’s one of the best feelings in the world.

Mike’s Sponsors:
Axion
Armory East Skateshop
Shake Junt
Pusher wheels