Lodge legend, Jesus Fernandez
Where do you currently live and where are you from ?
born and raise in Madrid (Spain) but I live in Copenhagen (Denmark) now
Tell us a little bit about your past ?
I started skating in 1989 In Madrid and I skate nothing but flat and ledges in “Plaza de Colon” for ten Years, my older brother Alfonso, Dani Lebron and I moved to LA, CA. in 1998 and we turned pro for neighbourhood skateboards one year after we got there,we live there for 6 years until we went back to Spain in 2003
Why skateboarding ? How did it start for you ?
I wasn’t really a soccer guy and then one day I was really lucky to have some amazing neighbours that skated, I started skating since the day that I saw My neighbour Estevan skating down the hill outside of my house, he’s clothes were cool, nothing like the football wear you know
What size set up, wheels & trucks do you currently ride ?
board 8.2,5 trucks 149, wheels 51.
Any sponsors ?
Royal truks, Bones wheels, chocolate skateboards,Lakai shoes
Who is your favorite skateboarders ?
Gino Iannucci, Mark Gonzales, Guy MarianoRick Howard, Sarmiento ,Lucas Puig etc
School, work, not working or other occupation ?
not for now, just skate ooo! wait ,yeah I just work With Fred and Brent at building the Copenhagen skatepark that was really fun and I have learn a lot about skateparks and tools while working with them.
How is a normal day looking for you ? ( start from morning til late night)
wake up, breakfast bright Billy to school, go skate eat something meet some friends to go skate , some times I pick up Billy or some time my wife does it, then dinner with family a movie or Tv after that and that pretty much it.
Tell us how a good long weekend is looking for you
when I relax, eat some good food and I also skate some good friends
Summer is slowly ending, how was your summer ?
it was one of the best summers I ever had here in Denmark, beatiful
Any new projects or missions 2018, you wanna talk about ?
yeah I want to film for the next chocolate video
Who are you hanging out with at the moment ?
I’ve been hanging with any of the Locals at Fealledparken, Ive been busy lately with the moving now so I just saw up there and I skate with ho ever is there.
Who and what is your motivation at the moment ?
my motivation now is that Im getting older and I enjoy every second when I go skate, and of course all my favorite skaters.
Last country you visited ? and what happened there ?
USA, I went to a video premier, The Flare the lakai video
What was the last gnarly thing you witnessed ?
when my wife give birth to Eddie, My second boy, also with Billy the oldest
What was the last item you bought ?
I think is a little gold medal with Jesus Christ face in it
What do you do besides skateboarding, do you have other hobbies, other interests ?
Just take care of my family, wife and kids, before I had Family I will just waste my time Playing a video game or something like that, but I thought that was super fun hahah.
What is your to go to restaurant, you wanna share ?
Mexican, french,Italian… etc I like all
When you cook food, what do you cook ?
Spanish style food, Lots of rices, I can do Paellas or Cuban food as well I love it
Whats your top 3 favorite drinks ?
Coca cola, Cocio, Water
How do you see the future of skateboarding ?
I don’t know, sometimes I wonder if can get more gnarly, or technical , I mean the level this days is crazy.
Who do we need to interview on the lodge ?
did you Interview Hjalte already?
Last words, did we miss anything ?
just thank the Lodge , enjoy skateboarding, peace and love
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