Lodge Guest, Martin Haavde
Name: Martin Haavde
Current: Job / school: Kongsberg Maritime
Where are you from? Norway, Kristiansund
Where do you currently live? Horten
What nationaly do you feel the most? Norwegian
Family status: woman and 2 children
Sponsors: Bulleproof Kevlar laces and Vibronic wheels
Years of skateboarding: 25ish
Board size: Jocke Olsson’s 8,125×32
Wheel size: 58-60 mm for Vert.. 56 for mini (if I ever get back into it.)
I change set up every: 2-3 months
Current Board trend: I miss Revdecks, the lightest and strongest board there was. But Im pretty happie with my current moonshine board
Please state your type of terrain on your board in hours, days and years or other
(Skatepark) Flow Street 2%
Long board: 0%
Freestyle: kidding ?
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
07.00 wake up to late
08.00 take kids to school,kindergarten
09.00 been working for half an hour already
10.00 still working
11.00 Eating lunch in the cafeteria
12.00 Back to work
13.00 working,getting tired
14.00 loonging to go home
15.00 wishing I was going home
16.00 Getting ready to go home
17.00 Probably home
18.00 watching cartoons with the kids or working on computer,editing
19.00 Verting wednsdays @ Nøstedhallen 45 minutes away winter time
20.00 Still Verting
21.00 driving home
24.00 dreaming about doing frontside hand plants
How are you doing at the moment?
hating winter,waiting for the Oslo skatehall to open. Not really skating mutch
How is your body at the moment, (injuries, knees, back, and so)?
slimmer than before, but still shit
When did you start to skate and why? What tricked you into this?
friends showed the way, got really hooked
Do you think you made the right choice (instead of playing football FX?)?
Defeneatly, love looking at guys my age huffing and puffing jogging by the Vert ramp, while Im having the time of my life, still got the same health benefits
Anything that influences you at the moment? Facebook is crazy.
Please comment your feelings, memories (if you are that old) & know how about Skateboarding in the
80s I was young
90s I was stupid
2000+ I skated thinking I was old
2010+ I Apprechiate skateboarding more than ever, time is running out
Do you feel skateboarding is in a good way? yup. Olympics should help get parks buildt, still Kickbiking is wrecking recruitments and skateparks.
Where do you stand in terms of politics? im not pc
When I chill, I chill with, my board and board friends
I’m have been on a mission lately in (with) getting the local skateclub up and running
Dream session would be, had it at VA10.. Tony Hawk….crazy.
Lately I have been working on, this thing
When I was little I would like to, grow up
When I’m home I like to, lay in couch and watch TV series
I normally call my homies for, skate sessions
Your homies are, I have 606 Facebook friends,does that count ?
I enjoy going to, The cinemas and watch Star Wars !!!
Dinner: meat and wegittables
Late-night snack: candy
Skateboarders: Bob,Tom Boyle,Hedges,Jurgen H,Jocke O,Magnussons,Way,Wilkins,Miller,Perelson,Plr,Cab… list goes on and on
Skate film / clip: Footage !!!G&S
You fave Tricks: once I did a mute air with a 360 varial in it… got pretty happy about that one
Film: Star Wars
Music Pearl Jam
Book: The road
City’s: Santorini looks good
Bike: should use it
When was the last time you really won big time? When we pulled of Hang Up 2016
When was the time you really lost big time? When I slammed on a christ Air to fakie @ the nationals 2016
When I travel, I always bring, my contact lenses
Best travel advice I can give is, Bring your contact lenses
Best life advice I can give is, Never asume you are who you are for life.
Are you good with money (do you plan, safe it, cash in or blow it)? okeyish I guess
Best travel memory you want to share?
First time I really saw a pro was when Tas Pappas shouted to my friend Jon Pedersen “stay on the board you fucking pussy” Scandinavian open 2003, I guess he saw Jons potential, but didnt know Jon wasnt used to skating such a big ramp.
When I do not skateboard I, Want to
My fitness program is, lacking soarly, but I gett inspires by plg,plr,way’s instagram videos
Do you care about your health? I should
Anything that concerns you at the moment? my health
When I get old I want to, remember the tricks i did, and teach my kids the same ones (hah)
I would NEVER, be violent towards somebody
I would like to see more of, people helping people
That one time where I was in jail because of, young broken heart and boose dont mix..
I should do more of, training and skating
My future looks like, Oslo skatehall + Summer coming up, Vert Attack,Tjøme Vertgalla.. looks good
I dream of some day that I would, do a frontside handplant,chirst air to fakie,chirst air,stail disaster ect…
On Netflix / YouTube / Internet I watch, Deadwood,westworld,GOT
If I could change the world I would,
Make bernie boss, all citys should have indoor verts and free health care.
Oh and all the rich should be forced to give 80% of their shit to a foundation that actually helps the poorest of the poor.
Everybody should own a, bathtub
The hobby I have, no one knows about is, I used to freedive alot, breath holds are great for the soule
I will never get rid of, my starwars toys
I would love to be in a movie with, Mark Hamill
Any regrets in life so far? Not living next to an indoor vertramp.
I currently follow (social media, instagram twitter, Facebook) all of them
Anything else, Vert, u got to skate Vert !!!
Random story’s you want to share? This one time at band camp…….
Tjøme,Oslo,Bryggeriet,Jon,Gunnar,Ronny,Sveia,Eirik,Espen,JonH,Hang Up crew,Magnusson,my familia,all the verters of Norway. everybody.