Lodge guest, Peter Sargent

Peter Sargent

Name: Peter Sargent

Current: Job / school: Daily manager at Copenhagen skatepark

Where are you from? Gadevang (small village outside of Hillerød, 30 mins from Copenhagen)

Please name ( if posissible ) please name a cool place from where you are from? Gribskov aka Vulture forrest. I use to hang out a lot in the forrest.

Where do you currently live? Vesterbro, Copenhagen Denmark

( if posissible ) please name a cool spot from where you are from? Enghave plads, concrete spot

What nationaly do you feel the most? I´m half Scottish, half Danish. But I feel 100% Danish

Family status: Wife and a daughter

Age: 42

Sponsors: hahahahahahaha

Years of skateboarding: 28

Board size: 8,75

Wheel size: 54

Trucks: 159

I change set up every: when it starts to feel slobby/breaks or just feels bad. I tend to not change trucks at all

Current Board trend: popcicle shapes, 3 piece gripjobs and flashy wheels

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

Street: 20 %

(Skatepark) Flow Street 40%

Miniramp: 20%

Long board: 0

Vert: 0 %

Bowl: 20%

Freestyle:0 %

 

Peter sargent

Peter, old Parken life, Photo: Tobias Plass, Special note: vert skateboarders on the platform. 

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

 

06.00 ZzzZzzzZzz

07.00 wake up with the family and drop my daughter off at school

08.00 work and coffey

09.00 work

10.00 work

11.00 work

12.00 lunchbreak and maybe a small session

13.00 work

14.00 work and coffey

15.00 work

16.00 work

17.00 back home cooking and hanging out with the family

18.00 dinner

19.00 Playing “Rayman Legends” on ps4 with my daughter. I have a serious challenge with her J

20.00 putting my daughter to sleep

21.00 hopefully a sesson with the boys

22.00 session

23.00 session

24.00 ZzzZzz

How are you doing at the moment? I`m doing great, Skateboarding still makes me happy.

How is your body at the moment, (injuries, knees, back, and so)? I had a lot of foot problems the past year, but it seems like I´m back on track

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

I used to ride my bmx back then. Then one night I saw some of my friends on skateboards trying to take on a flyout, and they would slam every time. I borrowed one of the boards and hit the flyout and landed the first time. That was that, I was hooked!!

Do you think you made the right choice (instead of playing football FX?)? Hell yes (there is no jock hiding inside me)

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

80s Neon clothing, Hill bombing and fun times

90s Everybody hating skaters, Super baggy pants. Low cut shoes (we cut them ourselves ) Dying my hair blond with Hydrogen peroxide. Party party party!!

2000+ Skateboarding booming again, big events, people starting to respect skaters. Startet working at Copenhagenskatepark and seeing skateboarding through a different mindset. PARTY!!!

2010+ Kids ripping, taking every style from the 80´s until now and mixing it up (SO rad). BIG money and trying to deal with the fact that I´m getting older. And off cause party.

Do you feel skateboarding is in a good way?

Yeah absolutely. Even though big companies are taking over. It seems like skateboarding is gonna be here FOREVER!!

Where do you stand & please comment with skateboarding in the Olympics?

There is definitely skaters who want to join the Olympics, and why not?? Skateboarding being bigger than ever, makes anything possible.

It´s all about the money, unfortunately.

Where do you stand in terms of politics? No comment

When I chill, I chill with, My family and friends, on and off board..

I’m have been on a mission lately in (with) I´ve just been on a skate trip in LA and San Diego with Frederik Tanghøj and William Frederiksen. Meeting old friends and skating every dam day.

Dream session would be, Every Session is a dream

Lately I have been working on, Skating more

When I was little I would like to, Be a professional moto x rider

When I’m home I like to,

Listen to music, play ninja games on the playstation, reading books and hang with the family.

I normally call my homies for, Skating, hanging out and party

Your homies are, Hillerød hardcore skaters, copenhagenskatepark crew and everybody that skates I guess.

I enjoy going to, Concerts , I recently went to see Dinosaur JR. and it was F*cking awsome

FAVORITS

Beer: Pacifico

Wine: Red

Liquor: Rum

FOOD:

Breakfast: oat meal

Lunch: Rye bread

Dinner: Pasta with bacon/cabbage and Parmesan cheese.

Late-night snack: Fruit

Resturant: Japaneese

SKATE

Skateboarders: all skateboarders that are having fun

Skatepark: Fælledparken

Skate spot: Israels Plads

Skate film / clip: Ewan smiths part in Element

You fave Tricks: smithgrinds

Culture:

Film The matrix and the first Alien.

Music All music, but I really like a good heavy guitar

Book: I like sci fi and end of the word kind of stories

PEOPLE:

Writers: Dean R. Koontz

Actors: no favorite

Skaters: anybody that rips

Homeboys: already answered

Technology:

Tablet: Ipad

TV: Grundig

Camera: Sony A6000

Phone: Iphone 6

APP: Instagram

Car: Citroen C3

Bike: Cargobike

Peter S, Copenhagen skatepark, photo: Tobias plass

Peter S, Copenhagen skatepark, photo: Tobias plass

When was the last time you really won big time? When I met my wife

When was the time you really lost big time? When my mom passed away a year and a half ago

When I travel, I always bring,   my board and my camera

Best travel advice I can give is, bring your board and keep traveling

Best life advice I can give is,   Keep skating and traveling

Are you good with money (do you plan, safe it, cash in or blow it) I´m gonna blow it all

Best travel memory you want to share?  Traveling Europe in the 90´s with the boys

When I do not skateboard I, read a lot of books

My fitness program is,   Skateboarding

Do you care about your health? Yes. I´m trying to eat as healthy as possible

Anything that concerns you at the moment? It´s too freaking cold outside

When I get old I want to, Still be able to have a session with the boys and party, A LOT!

I would NEVER,  Be able to do a switch 360 flip

I would like to see more of,  DIY spots popping up around town

That one time where I was in jail because of, Never got caught

I should do more of, Travelling

My future looks like, I´m gonna survive the 40´s

I dream of some day that I would,  Be living abroad

On Netflix / YouTube / Internet I watch, Mr. Robot

If I could change the world I would, Have world peace

Everybody should own a, Skateboard

The hobby I have, no one knows about is, I play table tennis

I will never get rid of,  My joy of skateboarding

I would love to be in a movie with, Will pharrel

Any regrets in life so far? Not really

I currently follow (social media, instagram twitter, Facebook) Facebook (not so much) and Instagram

Anything else, Remember to enjoy life while you can

Thanks to : ShreddersLodge for having me. Respect!

 

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