Where you from: A nice little valley tucked deep in the mountains called
Where do you live now:
Missoula is still home base. Perfect place to be in between travels.
13 years, feels like much less. Time flies when you’re havin fun!
Wheels and set up:
8.25 local shop deck, Mob M-80 grip, Venture trucks, UNDERGROUND WHEELS, with Harmony bearings in’em
Board of Missoula
Busty Supply Co.
Influences: Mostly my local legends. Magazine & videos from the late 90’s/early 2000’s! And playing lots of sports growing up just to find out none of them are as difficult as skateboarding. Haha
Favorite video part of vid: Rick McCrank in Yeah Right or this Ted Degros part from some random free video I got from my local shop when I was a kid.
Personal statement: Treat people how you want to be treated!
Goals: Make my parents proud. See how good at skating I can push myself to be. Find an understanding of the world around me.
Favorite tricks: Any spins, manny & nose manny tricks, late/pressure/footplant/flip tricks, and yanks! And of course just going super fast in to a crunchy deep end frontside slashgrind.
Favorite skaters: Rick McCrank, Brian Wenning, Billy Moyle, Shmatty Chaffin, Casey Wood, Eamon Gallagher, Ted Degros, Caleb Bagley, Kenny Hoyle, Wade Desarmo, Wes Kramer, Johnny Cleary, & Noah Gypsy Cooper!
Favorite spots: Anything smooth enough to skate on. Or the golf course!
What you can’t live without: Friendship & Community
Where would you be if you didn’t skate:
Oh geez, who knows. HAHA I don’t wanna think about it. I’ve put so much in to skating that I can’t look back now. It’s the best thing that has ever happened to me. And I can’t wait to see what the future has in store. Thanks skateboarding! Thanks Walt!