Lodge Guest, Kjell Norin


Photo: Patrik Backlund

Name: kjell norin

Current: Job / school: window cleaner

Where are you from? Stockholm sweden

Please name ( if posissible ) please name a cool place from where you are from? The vertramp in Helenelund

Where do you currently live? Össjöa småland

( if posissible ) please name a cool spot from where you are from? The forrest

What nationaly do you feel the most? Swedish

Family status:married

Age: 53

Sponsors: my wife

Years of skateboarding: 36

Board size:9×31 wb 15

Wheel size:60 mm

Trucks: thunder

I change set up every: when it brokes

Current Board trend:old shool

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

Miniramp: and vert all the time I am a vert skater

Vert: born to vert I hope lol

Rock n roll, photo: Patrik Backlund

Rock n roll, photo: Patrik Backlund

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

07.00wake up




16.00home yiiiipi

17.00eat and rest


19.00 Skating Wednesdays and sundays

21.00crafting native american stuff

22.00 relaxing with my vife

23.00 bedtime hopefully

How are you doing at the moment? Writing this and drinking coffe

How is your body at the moment, (injuries, knees, back, and so)? I feel ok to be 53

When did you start to skate and why? What tricked you into this? Hmmm I started back in 1977 because my friends skating actually I told them this is not for me,I am the only one among thoose guys that still skate lol

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

Anything that influences you at the moment? Native american history,dancing and crafting

Please comment your feelings, memories (if you are that old) & know how about Skateboarding in the

80s it was the glory days to see skateboarding grow

90s was skating a lot with my friends around sweden

2000+ did not skate so much

2010+ did my realy comeback 2012 and a contest in Halmstad reunion 2013 at my 50th birthday

Do you feel skateboarding is in a good way? Yes I do it is a lifestyle

Where do you stand & please comment with skateboarding in the Olympics? Well I can feel it in both ways,it is good that it is accepted as a sport. In the other way it is a life style and should not be old men in ties that put up rules and things like that,it is a freedom to be a skateboarder

Where do you stand in terms of politics? Nature I don’t give much for the system

When I chill, I chill with, my wife

I’m have been on a mission lately in (with) I am always in a mission mostley with my vife

Dream session would be, when everything works and you can feel that awesome feeling

Lately I have been working on, backside airs

When I was little I would like to, be an indian

When I’m home I like to, craft and spend time with my vife

I normally call my homies for, support

Your homies are, everyone I skate with and people with same intrest that I have native americans

I enjoy going to, the ramp or things that have anything to do with native americans

Photo: Mika Löfgren


Beer: yes

Breakfast: all that taste good that answer goes for all

Skateboarders: Christian Hosoi and all I skate with auuuuw that is a hard question

Skatepark: slottsmöllan skatepark

Skate spot:same as abowe

Skate film / clip: all of them

You fave Tricks: inverts and laybackairs

Art: native american

Film I like the most

Music 70ths rock like kiss,sabbath,deep purple ec and ofcourse native american music

When was the last time you really won big time? When my son was born and when I married my wife

When was the time you really lost big time? When I lost my parents

When I travel, I always bring, passport and money

Best travel advice I can give is, be your self

Best life advice I can give is, be your self

Are you good with money (do you plan, safe it, cash in or blow it)? I try to plan as much I can

Best travel memory you want to share? When me and my friends was in the states back in 1982-83 and visit all the legendary parks like Del mar,whittier,bad lands combi pool and see all the legendary skaters live (had only seen them on pics before)

When I do not skateboard I, crafting with native american things ,painting and spend time with my vife

My fitness program is, skating

Do you care about your health? Yes as much as I can

Anything that concerns you at the moment? Yeah all the shit that happens in the world like racism,wars ,politicans that fuck you all the time,and at this very moment the way USA threathing the native americans at Standing Rock because they want clean vater and not oil in it and the guoverment give a shit about that

Photo: Martin Willners

When I get old I want to, be healty and do what I do mostley

I would NEVER, critizise my son for what he is or want to be,instead I support him

I would like to see more of, peace

That one time where I was in jail because of, never had

I should do more of, sleep lol

My future looks like, hmmm stay healty

I dream of some day that I would, turn on the tv and hear them say it is peace world wide

On Netflix / YouTube / Internet I watch, everyhing that comes to my mind

If I could change the world I would, make peace and harmony

Everybody should own a, human right

The hobby I have, no one knows about is, have none

I will never get rid of, dutys lol

I would love to be in a movie with, don’t have a clue

Any regrets in life so far? No

Random story’s you want to share? Yeeah I still skate at 53 and like to be with friends in an indian camp a 1860 and just be there

Thanks to my wife and family and friends that support me love you


Photo: Amy Pauls Edtmayer



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3 Responses

  1. kjell norin says:

    Thank you guys for having me as a guest i am proud of it

  2. suba suba says:

    I really liked your post.Really looking forward to read more. Cool.

    • Kjell Nohrin says:

      Thank you very much, yes it is life quality

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