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Interview with 420 Skatestore rider Jack Steele


A quick Q&A with 420 Skatestore rider Jack Steele.

Interview with 420 Skatestore rider Jack Steele


" I usually skate 8.5 boards but recently have been skating 8.375. For wheels it has to be 53mm or nothing!"
Jack Steele



FAVOURITE TERRAIN: My favourite thing to skate has to be a good ledge/manny pad! I do have alot of love for a mini ramp too!

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST BOARD: My first board i had was a united skates board which my stepdad bought for me hahaha but my first legit board was a plan B sheckler complete.

BOARD AND WHEEL SIZE: I usually skate 8.5 boards but recently have been skating 8.375. For wheels it has to be 53mm or nothing!

FAVOURITE SPOT IN THE UK: St.Pauls for sure! That spot is so sick but im pretty sure its all been skate stopped now which sucks! Callaghan square in Cardiff is pretty lit too.

TOP 5 SKATE VIDS: its got to be 1) Cliche - bon voyage 2) Adidas - away days 3) LRG - 1947 4) Girl/Chocolate - pretty sweet 5) It has to be fully flared doesn't it!
FAVOURITE BANDS/MUSICIANS TO SKATE TOO: Drake for sure! he's the man! but I skate to alot of Rick Ross too! i'll usually skate to anything which gets me hyped though!

FAVOURITE FOOD: Lasagne for sure! That shits dope! My grandma makes this savage pasta dish tho, has like scrambled egg and bacon in it! thats pretty lit.

WHAT OCCUPIES YOUR TIME WHEN YOU'RE NOT SKATING: If im not skating i'm usually watching skate videos or messing around with the boys! we play alot of pool and football if we don't skate. or mini golf! mini golf is fire.

WHAT SKATERS INFLUENCE YOU: Lucas Puig and Miles Silvas for sure! Cory Lennedy is up there with them both too! Jamie foy, Dashawn Jordan,Trent Mcclung, Malto. I have too many haha could go on all day.

BEST PLACE SKATE RELATED TRAVELLED OUTSIDE OF THE UK: I've never skated outside of the uk! Barcelona is a must tho and France!

FUTURE PLANS: I just want to skate and have as much fun as possible with it for as long as i can!

420 Skatestore is the UK’s leading online skate shop – stocking the latest skateboard wheels, decks, trucks, bearings and clothing.
 

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