Lodge PRO, Paul-luc Ronchetti



Photo cred : Guto Lamera (@Artvideophoto)

BS smith grind, over the channel, into the bank. Photo Guto Lamera


Name: Paul-luc Ronchetti

Current: Job / school: Mira Costa College, San Diego / Professional skateboarder, trying to keep the dream alive!

Where are you from? Norfolk, UK.

Where do you currently live? Carlsbad, San Diego.

Family status: Mum, Dad and Brother – still live with them.

Age: 23

Sponsors: Pulsar Watches, Etnies, Bones, Green Issue Skateboards, 187, Bombas socks, Senor Grubby’s, Divison Osaka.

Years of skateboarding: 15

Board size: 8.38

Wheel size: 58mm

Trucks: 149 Titanium Thunders

I change set up every: I change my board more or less every month and wheels, every couple of months. Trucks and bearings can go a lot longer – up to a year.

Please state your type of terrain on your board in %

Street: 2%

( skatepark ) Flow Street: 10%

Miniramp: 20%

Longboard: 0.5%

Vert: 110%

Bowl: 30%

Freestyle: 0%







Your daily DAY by the hours, ( or tell us about your longest day the last weeks)


06.00 – Sleep

07.00 – Sleep

08.00 – Workout

09.00 – Breakfast

10.00 – Reading

11.00 – Skate

12.00 – Skate

13.00 – Lunch

14.00 – Lunch

15.00 – Skate

16.00 – Skate

17.00 – Skate

18.00 – Jam session with the band

19.00 – Still jamming

20.00 – Dinner

21.00 – Emails

22.00 – Emails

23.00 – Sleep



Smooth smith grind, foto: unknown, working on finding out

Smooth smith grind, foto: Guto Lamera


How are you doing at the momment ?

Doing well thanks! Just got back from a rad session.

When I chill, I chill with,

My girlfriend. Close friends.

Dream session is,

Mike Frazier, Buster Halterman, Moto Shibata, Jimmy Wilkins, Sam Beckett, Lincoln Ueda.

Lately i have been working on,

Putting Lines together and relaxing the mind.

When I was little I would like to,

Play drums on anything I could reach.

When im home I like to,

Skate, go for walks, make music.

I normally call my homies for,

Skateboarding, jamming.

Your homies are,

Anthony Pruitt, Jimmy Wilkins, Brandon Lasko, Sam Beckett, Markus Olberz, Marcelo Bastos, Elliot Sloan, PLG, etc!

I enjoy going to,

Visit new places, going to eat, going to skate.

Favorite drink is,

Anything Acai or Boba oriented!

Favorite food is,

Korean BBQ

Favorite drug,

No drugs

Favorite music,

Funk, 80’s, Indie

Favorite film,

Burn After Reading

Favorite skateboarders,

Mike Frazier, Moto Shibata, Andy Scott, Jurgen Horwath. The list changes all the time – There are so many amazing skateboarders!

Favorite skatefilm,

Birdhouse The End, Powell 8.

Favorite skatepark,

Downtown Houston, Texas Skate Park

Favorite woman / men ( blond, fat, thin, big, small)

No discrimination. Beggars can’t be choosers!

When I cook, I cook,

Stir Fry

To go to resturant is,

Chinese, Korean, Mexican

To go to trick is,

Madonna, Bs Ollie

To go to trick when you are farked is,

Gnar Jar.

To go to trick when you are winning is,

Double 540-flip Indy

TOP 3 Cities,

San Diego, Shanghai, London

When I travel, I always bring,

Skateboard. Music.

Best travel advice I can give is,

Get sleep when you can.

When I do not skateboard I,

Make music. Play drums. College.

My fitness program is,

Workouts with Brandon Glade – He’s the man! And of course, skateboarding.

When I get old I want to,

Be healthy and happy.

I would like to see more of,

Moto Shibata

I should do more of,


My future looks like,

No idea but hopefully good!

I dream of,


The book I currently read is,

The Art of Mental Training.

The best travel I have been on,

China, Brazil, Tour across America.

On Netflix I watch,

Just about everything.

If I could change the world I would,

Too many things need changing. The world is a crazy place.

Life advice so far?

Find something you love to do and make it your livelihood.

Thanks Paul for supporting the lodge ! 



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