Lodge Guest, Bo Villumsen

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Japan in Varde skatepark. foto: Robert

Name: Bo Villumsen

Current: Job / school: I work as a development consultant in the municipality of Varde

Where are you from? Horsens City, Denmark

Where do you currently live? Esbjerg, Denmark

Family status: Married with children

Age: 40

Sponsors: Are you serious? Have you seen me skate?

Years of skateboarding: 28

Board size: 8,5

Wheel size: 60 mm

Trucks: Thunder

I change set up every: When its worn down

Current Board trend: Antihero

Please state your type of terrain on your board in %

Street:

(Skatepark) Flow Street: 1%

Miniramp:

Long board:

Vert:

Bowl: 99%

Freestyle:

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

06.00 Wake up

07.00 Get ready and leave for work

08.00 Start working

 

15.00 Finish working

16.00 Family business

17.00 Family business

18.00 Eat

19.00 Family business

20.00 Sending the kids to bed

21.00  Sesh

22.00 Sesh

23.00 Shower and going to bed

24.00 Sleep

 

 

How are you doing at the moment?

A.O.K.

 

How is your body at the moment , (injuries, knees, and so so ) ?

Strong but slow. No pop what so ever.

 

Please comment on Skateboarding in the

80s

All fun. I startet skating in the late 80s, so this is my fundamentals.

90s

A shitty period except for a few highlights in the early 90s. Boring skating but eventually it gave us a lot of new tricks and styles.

2000

The new era. Its like skating resurrected with new energy some how

2010+

Whats not to like. You can do whatever you like from boneless to laserflip. Anything goes.

When I chill, I chill with,

My family

Dream session is,

Well I had a pretty good one during copenhagen Pro five years ago or so. Me doing my stuff and Alex Perrelsen, Zack Miller, Curren Cables and Sam Beckett blasting the snakerun in Fælledparken. That was so dope. I gave all I had, but the referred to me as the casual skater.

Lately I have been working on,

Some ideas for articles on www.skateboard.dk. Hopefully Ill find the time to do something about it.

I normally call my homies for,

Session

walljammer. Foto: OG fotomaster Tobias plass

walljammer. Foto: OG fotomaster Tobias plass

Your homies are,

Team Everslick – the silverbacks of Esbjerg.

I enjoy going to, the beach and forrest with the family.

Favorite drink is,

Coffee

Favorite food is,

Breakfast

Favorite drug,

Alcohol

Favorite music,

Propagandhi, Left Över Crack, Turbonegro, Frank Carter etc. for skating and partying

The Specials, The The, Hank Williams and Bob Dylan for chillin and womanizing

Favorite film,

Don’t know if I have a favorite film, but I like Star Wars movies. And my son is into LEGO Star Wars, so it hits me on several levels.

Favorite skateboarders,

Poolskaters like Flecthcer, Tayler, Tershy, Rayborn, Boserup etc.

Favorite skate film,

Questinable or Animal Chin

Favorite skatepark,

Varde Bowlen or StreetDome

Favorite spot,

Havent been to a spot outside of a park for years.

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

Well my wife is blond and thin, so I guess that speaks for it.

To go to trick is,

Cool. I don’t have much patience though. So if I don’t feel any progress after 5-10 tries. I lose patience.

To go to trick when you are farked is,

Farked. I quit to easily if things get to sketchy.

To go to trick when you are winning is,

The best.

Best travel memory you want to share?

Team Everslick decided to go on a short roadtrip in jylland to check out the bowls at Friland and Lemvig. Somehow the planned sesh in Friland evolved to the biggest old boys sesh I ever seen. Lots of old friends and heroes from the scene during the 80s and 90s throwing down the hammer. And to top things of everybody went for at beerbash at the place formerly known for country club. Very nice.

When I do not skateboard I,

Work and take care of familybusiness. We just got a babygirl a few months ago, so pretty preoccupied with familystuff at the moment.

My fitness program is,

I have got at Master of Science in Sport Science…Im beyond programs, dude.

When I get old I want to,

Skate with my kids and their kids.

That one time where I was in jail because of,

Had to bail out my brother from a different mother, Rene, after he fucked up three cops down town Herning….kidding never been to jail.

I should do more of,

Skating, but family takes up time at the moment

My future looks like,

Gonna convince more copenhageners to come join us in the wild west.

The book I currently read is,

“København midt i en jazztid”  A historic view on Copenhagen during the period between the to big wars.

The best travel I have been on,

Went to California in 1998 with Claus Juul and another homeboy from Horsens. Got to se a lot of skatespots and check out the pros. And as an extra bonus I met Thomas Kring for the first time. Chet Thomas hooked us up with Rune Glifberg. We went to his house, were Thomas was residing, and we joined them for a sesh at Birdland. I was in a between-vertskating-period, so I didn’t bring my balls and wasn’t able to join in. But a lot of gnarly skating went down.

On Netflix I watch,

I live in Jylland. We don’t have Netflix.

If I could change the world I would,

Wipe out poverty and lobbyism

I would love to be in a movie with,

Scarlet Johansen and Nicole Kidman. Yes please…or wait what kind of movie?

I currently follow (social media, instagram twitter, Facebook)

Shredders Lodge

Life advise so far ?

You gotta hang on to the dream. You Gotta hold your head high. You gotta hang on to the dream, and never let it die.

Anything else,

Come visit us in the Esbjerg AREA . Lots of nice bowl.s Concrete and woody.

Tail slide, Foto: Robert

Tail slide, Foto: Robert

 Thanks to BO for supporting the lodge.  

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