Lodge PRO, Leo Ruiz
What is your name ? Leo Ruiz
Where do you live and where are you from ? Living in Vista,CA and im from sao paulo brazil
What size set up do you currenltly ride ? board 8.5 wb 14 3/4, indys 149, bones 58mm
Any sponsors ? Moonshine Skateboards, Ratus Skateshop, Predator helmets, 187
Family status ? have a girlfriend that lives with me!!
School, work or both ? drive for uber sometimes
How is a great normal day looking for you ? ( start from morning til late night) Brazilian coffee and tapioca for breakfast, do some shit on the computer, burn, coffee, skate. eat a burrito somewhere, skate again(probably vert), do some uber, and then netflix and chill with the girl haha
Tell us how a good long weekend is looking for you same thing i just said plus watch my brazilian soccer team play(they usually play on the weekends)
How is your late summer coming along and how has it been ? Summer was busy and fun. We had some contests, euro trip, etc…love traveling, hope it keeps like that haha. I went to Brazil for 2 weeks and just got back…saw the fam and the homies it was fun also.
Any projects you got going you wanna talk about ? Yes, right now im working on an AM vert contest in Brazil. Its going to be on youtube and stuff. I want to keep the new generation stoked on vert and give them some motivation to keep doing it. I m giving some money for top 3 and a plane ticket to california for the winner, so he can come out here and skate on the best vert ramps in the world!
Do you read books ? if so, what do you read ? Im getting into that. I know how important and good it is, everyday on of my tasks is to read at least a chapter. Now im reading a book about habits, but iv been reading a lot about online business and marketing.
Who are you hanging out with at the moment ? i hang out with the brazilian that live here in SD…Mancha, Bruno Passos, Christiano, Monaco, Jorge, etc… I hang out or skate with Clay (kreiner) almost everyday, Justin Rivera… all the boys
Tell us about the great crew you are bringing to the session next time… B-team ramp crew
Do you plan any fall or winter skatemissions ? Im going to spend more time skating concrete and bowls…
How do you think your future will look like ? skating…the rest i dont care haha
What else is going on ? have a contest in Brazil next week…. vert battle
What do you do besides skateboarding ? hang out with my dog, mostly
What is your to go to resturants ? sushi and poke
Whats your top 3 favorite meals ? sushi, pasta and brazilian food
Whats your top 3 favorite drinks ? tequila, vodka with redbull and beer
How do you see the future of skateboarding ? almost everyday i see some fucked up NBD on instagram…future is now, it happening. i hope this progression never stops
Do you you have other hobbys besides skateboarding ? soccer, i dont play often, but im always watching
Who do we need to interview on the lodge ? Mancha, Clay, Italo, Justin Rivera
Last Question…what you got ? some bud
Come on, tell us a slippery story. im sorry about my bad english, but i have no idea what a slippery story means haah
Thank(s) you ? Thank YOU guys.Aq