Lodge Guest, Griffin Clingman

Profile shot by Ian Fuenzalida

Profile shot by Ian Fuenzalida

Name: Griffin

Current: Job / school: Mira Costa JC

Where are you from? Yuba City, California. Sacramento-ish

Where do you currently live? Encinitas, California

Family status: my pops rules

Age: 19

Sponsors: Goodtimes Boardstore, Doomsayers, C-MEN, Darren Navs (Creature Flo)

Years of skateboarding: 10 I think

Board size: 8.6

Wheel size: 58mm

Trucks: 149

I change set up every: Whenever I need to

Current Board trend: I do the line towards the back truck and I like putting HazMat stickers on my board


Photo James Givens,

Suuuugaaaar !!! Photo James Givens,


Please state your type of terrain on your board in hours, days and years or other

Street: 1%

(Skatepark) Flow Street 1%

Miniramp: 1%

Long board: 100%

Vert: 2.5%

Bowl: 3-5%

Freestyle: 85%

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

Wake up, have some coffee and breakfast. Go to school, then go skateboarding.

How are you doing at the moment?

Pretty sweet!

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

Doin alright for the most part.



Nice Video part  filmed by Sebastian Reetz

When did you start to skate and why? What tricked you into this?

My oldest brother got me into it when I was little, then I quit. Then my school friend has his birthday party at the skatepark so I started up and didn’t stop

Do you think you made the right choice (instead of playing football FX?)?

Hecka yeah

When I chill, I chill with,

Alan, Jimmy, Nicole&Josh, Lizzie&Allysha, Shea, Dizzy, all the homies.

I’m have been on a mission lately in (with)

Whoever is down to skateboard

Dream session would be,

Berkeley ramp or PI

Lately I have been working on,

Learning things

When I was little I would like to,

Push mongo

I normally call my homies for,

The session, or food

Your homies are,

people I skateboard with

I enjoy going to,

Cappy Keno’s on friday nights, free pizza

Photo James Givens,

Frontside Rock n roll Photo James Givens



Beer: O’douls gets me jacked up

Breakfast: Oreos

Lunch: Oreos

Dinner: Oreos

Late-night snack: Oreo shake

Resturant: Thai One On

Skateboarders: Max Schaaf, Peter Hewitt, Cardiel, Darren Navarrette, Elijah Berle, Raney Beres, all my friends

Skatepark: Maybe Eugene

Skate spot: Manzanita Wall

Skate film / clip: Tent City

You fave Tricks: frontside grind

Eggplant,  Photo: James Givens

When was the last time you really won big time?

Won a stuffed animal out of the claw machine at Keno’s a couple weeks ago

When was the time you really lost big time?

Tried to win again out of the claw machine at Keno’s a couple weeks ago

When I travel, I always bring,


Best travel advice I can give is,

bring clean socks

Best life advice I can give is,

Don’t waste your money on claw machines

Are you good with money (do you plan, safe it, cash in or blow it)?

I try to save it.

Best travel memory you want to share?

First time I went to the Rumble in Ramona was sweet

When I do not skateboard I,

Eat, do homework, try to make stuff, play UNO

My fitness program is,

Rapid fire UNO

Do you care about your health?


Anything that concerns you at the moment?

When egg nog goes out of season

When I get old I want to,

Have a dog

I would NEVER,

Give away Oreos

I would like to see more of,

My bois from Sacramento

That one time where I was in jail because of,

I had my first burger in jail, but I wasn’t incarcerated.

I should do more of,

Making things

My future looks like,

Who knows

I dream of some day that I would,

Have a dog

Everybody should own a,


I will never get rid of,

My glasses

I would love to be in a movie with,

Johnny Cash just so I could meet Johnny Cash

Any regrets in life so far?

Not having my passport yet

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


Anything else, Dont think so, thanks man!

Nosegrind, photo: James Givens,

Nosegrind, photo: James Givens,



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