The Tuesday 25 With Matt Bennett

Photo: Aaron Smith

1. Go-to-trick:
Backside 180 nosegrind

2. Warm up spot:
Cherry Park

3. Good & Evil memory:
First skate tour. It was a month long. Tons of memories.

4. Toy Machine teammate:
They’re all tight.

5. Trick named after someone:
Barley grind.

6. Video part of all time:
Keath Kirchart and Jeremy Klein in The End

7. Website (non-skate one):
Google maps

8. Band all-time:
Haven’t found them yet.

9. Skatepark:
Cherry Park

10. Fast food order:
Something off the value menu.

11. Movie quote:
“Don’t fear. Fear is the mind killer.” —Dune

12. Skate photo:
Need to get more of those.

13. Thing about Ed Templeton:
He is actually pretty a normal dude.

14. Thing about growing up in Fullerton:
Seeing the Blind dudes at Parks Jr. High School.

15. Incident involving Mike Sinclair:
Nothing bad really happens to us personally. More or less him just talking shit.

16. Board graphic:
I’m very fortunate to have one. Children, go buy it!

17. Movie:
Total Recall

18. Current skate trend:
Landing bolts then hoping to the middle of your board. I dont get it.

19. Partner in crime:
Fuck, I’m trying to stay out of the system.

20. TV Show:
Howard Stern Show? Haven’t watched TV in awhile.

21. Question to be asked at a demo:
Don’t ask me if you can have my board, ’cause you certainly cannot.

22. Beverage:
Been feelin’ those coconut waters lately. Just wish they were cheaper.

23. Cigarette Brand:
Unfortunately, Parliament Lights.

24. Famous female/actress:
Siouxsie Sioux

25. Thing about skateboarding:
Best thing that ever happened to me.