What made you decide to start skating?
I Got into a fight with some kid who tried to hit me with his skateboard so i beat him up and took it once i stepped foot on it i was in love.
Do you remember the first skateboard you ever owned?
It was a world industry board
Who has been the most influential skater for you?
Paul Rodriguez & Shane O’neill
What has been your worst injury caused by skating?
Id have to say the time i broke my wrist, ulna, radius, and elbow all in one fall it was pretty bad, both my ulna and radius broke and came out the side of my arm is was a mess.
Can you share the most memorable moment you’ve had skating, either good or bad?
I was really down on my luck really depressed and needed to clear my head so i skated to the beach and just cruised the boardwalk skating flat ground and in that moment i became happy, all my problems went away and my head was clear of all the negativity it was then i realized that im a very lucky person to have found something i love so passionately that most people will never get to experience in their whole life .
How fast do you go through shoes?
Two weeks three if im lucky
What was the shortest time you’ve had a new skateboard for? How did you wreck it?
For about maybe an hour i set up a brand new girl board went to the skatepark was warming up and snapped my board on a varial heel i was pretty bummed
What is your favorite spot to skate?
I don’t really have one you give me some cement to roll on and im happy thats the beauty of skating.
What do you think about the skating scene today?
It has its pros and cons for instance, i love how skating is considered a sport thats taken serious by society where the generation of skating i was born in skating was frowned upon and if you skated you were stereotyped as a trouble making hoodlum, but it is a little too trendy for my taste originality in skating is declining to the point where soon enough it will be nonexistent.
Does anyone ever tell you skating has a bad reputation? If so what is you response to them?
Not really as i said earlier society has finally excepted skating for the tough sport it is. – JD