Lodge Guest, Simon Karlsson
Name: Simon Karlsson
Current: Job / school: Stockholm skatepark
Where are you from? Stockholm, Sweden
Where do you currently live? Stockholm
Family status: Mom, dad and a sister
Sponsors: Black label, Brixton, Independent, Muckefuck urethane, Hard luck.
Years of skateboarding: 16
Board size: 8.25
Wheel size: 52/53 mm
I change set up every: when it breaks
Please tell us about your daily DAY by the hours, (or tell us about your longest day the last week’s) we want to know how your day is looking like
15.00 Go to the park
24.00 Go to bed
Skatepark: Washington St. skate park, San Diego
Skate film / clip: Martin Sandberg, Capitol stroll
You fave Tricks: Kickflip
How are you doing at the moment?
All good, just came home from a sesh.
How is your body at the moment, (injuries, knees, back, and so)?
No serious injuries but always some knee and feet pain.
When did you start to skate and why? What tricked you into this?
When I was 5 years old I found my dad´s old board in the garage and forced him to teach me.
Do you think you made the right choice (instead of playing football FX?)? Hell yes!
Any person’s that influences you at the moment? GT
What gets you motivated ? When someone lands a cool trick while we´re skating.
Do you feel skateboarding is in a good way?
Yes, it´s getting bigger and that leads to more parks.
Where do you stand & please comment with skateboarding in the Olympics?
I don´t really care, but if I get the chance to join, I would.
Where do you stand in terms of politics? Fuck Trump
When I chill, I chill with, My girlfriend.
Lately I have been working on, A video part, but it´s hard to film street with all the snow…
When I’m home I like to, Play video games
I normally call my homies for, Beers or skate, often combined.
When I travel, I always bring, A speaker.
Link to an old part filmed by William Engström
Thanks Simon !