Photo: Garric Ray

1. Go-to-trick:
180 no-comply

2. Warm up spot:

3. The Firm memory:
When I first got on The Firm, Salman and the whole team all held hands in a row and we did slappy grinds on a curb for over an hour.

4. Working with Brad Staba:
Staba loves his team and he lets you know exactly what he’s thinking at all times.

5. Thing to do on a rainy day:
Take a nice stroll in the woods.

6. Video part of all time:
Mike Carroll, Questionable video.

7. Website (non-skate one):

8. Band all-time :

9. Portland skater:
Mark Scott

10. Fast food order:
Turkey sandwich with a cola drink (Coke or Pepsi)

11. Movie quote:
“Send him home in a body bag,” Karate Kid

12. Skate photo:
Lance Mountain, lein to tail on fire at Terror in Tahoe contest

13. Thing about Lance Mountain:
I would die for Lance.

14. Thing about ’90s skateboarding:
The progression was mind blowing and the little wheels blew out very quickly.

15. Place to skate outside of the US:

16. Board graphic:
Nash Tuff Top Lion

17. Movie:
The Road Warrior

18. Current skate trend:
Elf beanie

19. Partner in crime:

20. Book:
“There’s a Hair in my Dir”t by Gary Larson

21. Question to be asked at a demo:
“Have you ever skated with Andrew Reynolds?” I tell them I’m a fan too.

22. Beverage:

23. About looking like Jesus:
Not trying to, it’s my age and genetics.

24. Famous female/actress:
Helena Bonham Carter

25. Thing about skateboarding:
I found out you can skate for your whole life, if you want!

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