Lodge Guest, Mats Hatlem
Name: Mats Hatlem
Current: Job / school: Student, Wang School
Where are you from? Oslo, Norway
Where do you currently live? Oslo and California (San Diego area).
Family status: Parents and two siblings (one sister and one brother)
Sponsors: RedBull, GoPro, Volcom, Bones, DC, Session, Independent, Nixon, ProTec
Years of skateboarding: 9
Board size: 8.25
Wheel size: I use 60 in vert, 56 in deep bowls and 54 in street/miniramp.
Trucks: Independent 149
I change set up every: Now and then.
Current Board trend: Wider and bigger
Please state your type of terrain on your board in %
I skate separate boards for vert/deep bowls and street/miniramp.
Your daily DAY by the hours, (or tell us about your longest day the last weeks)
07.30 – Wake Up
08.00 – Gym (to prevent injuries)
09.00 – School
16.00 – Chill
18.00 – Skate
21.00 – Chill
24.00 – Sleep….
How are you doing at the moment?
I am doing great! I am just skating and travelling as much as school will allow.
How is your body at the moment, (injuries, knees, and so so ) ?
I have been doing great lately. My body feels good and I have been skating all summer.
Please comment on Skateboarding in the
Next level. Free to do what you want
When I chill, I chill with,
Friends and family
I’m have been on a mission lately in (with)
With friends and filmers
Dream session is,
An all day/night session with great friends in California
Lately I have been working on,
A video part for Red Bull, and help building more to skate on back home.
When I was little I would like to,
When im home I like to,
Relax and chill. Eat good food and watch movies with my siblings.
I normally call my homies for,
Skating and hanging out.
Your homies are,
Encouraging, supportive and honest
I enjoy going to,
California, Malmø and Camp Woodward
Favorite drink is,
Water, smoothies and Red Bull
Favorite food is,
I don’t do drugs
Hip Hop/Rap and Rock
Alex Perelson, Jimmy Wilkins and Grant Taylor
Favorite skate film,
Films with amazingly creative vert-skating from back in the day
Woodward East (if you can call that a skatepark!)
Frognerkilen (my local miniramp in Oslo).
Favorite woman / men (blond, fat, thin, big, small)
No particular favorite!
When I cook, I cook,
To go to resturant is,
To go to trick is,
To go to trick when you are farked is,
To go to trick when you are winning is,
Another Ollie, and perhaps a flip trick.
TOP 3 Cities.
Oslo, Malmø and San Diego.
When I travel, I always bring,
My skateboard, my phone, headset and a charger
Best travel advice I can give is,
Don’t ever stop travelling
Best travel memory you want to share?
I have amazing memories from Vert Attack in Malmø. Go there and you will understand why.
When I do not skateboard I,
Hang out with friends. After I do my home-work….
My fitness program is,
Not very sophisticated, but it keeps me healthy and on the board as much as possible
When I get old I want to,
I would like to see more of,
What the world has to offer!
That one time where I was in jail because of,
Haha not been in jail and no plans to go there either
I should do more of,
Travelling and skating
My future looks like,
Bright, I hope!
I dream of.
Becoming a pro skateboarder so that I can do what I love to do all the time
The book I currently read is,
The best travel I have been on,
A roadtrip from UK to Norway some years ago. It opened my eyes to what’s out there to skate.
On Netflix I watch.
If I could change the world I would.
Save the planet. End global hunger and poverty.
Everybody should own a,
Muscle roller. A complete lifesaver after skate sessions!
The hobby I have, no one knows about is,
Not something I want to tell you about!
I will never get rid of,
I would love to be in a movie with,
No interest in being in a movie now, I just want to skate!
I currently follow (social media, instagram twitter, Facebook)
Life advise so far?
Enjoy the ride!
Keep up the good work