Interviews

Letecia Bufoni

Where Were you born / Where do you live now?I was born in São Paulo Brazil and i live in downtown LA now. When did you start skating?When I was 10 years old. Who were your greatest influences when you started?The kids from my street  and at the Plasma Skate park. Who do you look …

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Lizzie Armanto

Where were you Born / Where do you live now?I was born in Simi Valley, California, and I’m currently living in Santa Monica. When did you start skating?I started skating in summer ’07 at the local skatepark in Venice. Who were your greatest influences as kid?I’m pretty sure I still am a kid. I’m influenced …

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Gaby Ponce

1. Where were you born / Where to do you live now?I grew up in Tenafly, NJ but I now live in San Diego, CA. It was hard to find vert ramps back east so now living in San Diego makes it way easier, especially with attending college at the same time. 2. When did …

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Pedro Barros

Where were you born / Where do you live now?I was born in Florianopolis, Brazil.  Also known as RTMF in Brazil. Live my life around my family and friends. Skate is my soul, part of my life!!! When did you start skating?I started skating before I learned to walk. Who were your greatest influences as …

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Chris Russell

Where were you born / Where do you live now?I was born in the city of Orange at UCI, right across the street from Combi and I have lived in Hermosa Beach my whole life. When did you start skating?I’ve always had a skateboard but never really started riding one till   I was nine years …

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Oliver Tharau

Name:Oliver Arne Thurau How old:38 Live:Konstanz, Germany How many years skating?24 years When and where did you start skating?I started skateboarding at the age of 14. What other events have you judged?Etnies Euro Championships-Basel, Swiss Series, Munster Masterships, Many of the events for Carhartt in Switzerland ESPN Barcelona X Games. What’s your impression of Ostia, …

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Martin Karas

How old:33 Live:Prague, Czech Republic How many years skating?20+ years When and where did you start skating?I started skateboarding in the suburbs of Prague in spring of 1992. The spot was a dirty parking lot and we had to build our own obstacles. Great times! What other events have you judged?Etines Euro Open-Basel, Mystic Skate …

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Nick Van Hoven

Age?42 yrs young Where do reside now?Bondi, Sydney, Australia. When did you start skating?I started in 1978. Built my first ramp in 1981. What stoked you about skating?I was always stoked the first years I was skating. I liked to go fast. I saw my friend Nigel who had been to the USA and skated …

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Josh Lovell

Age?39 yrs yong Where do reside now?Burliegh Heads, Gold Coast, OLD, Australia When did you start skating?Started skating around 1980… What stoked you about skating?Everything! Going fast. The freedom. Favorite places to skate?Pizzy park, Elanora, Anything with vert. Who do you skate with?Anyone who is on the deck. What do you think of  Bowl a …

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Kerry Fisher

Age?36yrs young. 1974 was a great year Where do reside now?Downtown Melbourne Australia When did you start skating?When I saw my Brother Ollie up a cutter, about 1986 What stoked you about skating?To busy skating to think about it. Favorite places to skate?Oregon, Montana, Idaho… Anywhere with the right crew of RAD people. Who do …

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