Lodge Guest, Simon Karlsson

Simon, PH. unknown, credits coming.

Name: Simon Karlsson

Current: Job / school: Stockholm skatepark

Where are you from? Stockholm, Sweden

Where do you currently live? Stockholm

Family status: Mom, dad and a sister

Age: 21

Sponsors: Black label, Brixton, Independent, Muckefuck urethane, Hard luck.

Years of skateboarding: 16

Board size: 8.25

Wheel size: 52/53 mm

Trucks: 149

I change set up every: when it breaks

Onefoot – photo: Dave Östlund

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 ZzzZz

07.00 ZzzZz

08.00 ZzzZz

09.00 ZzzZz

10.00 ZzzZz

11.00 ZzzZz

12.00 ZzzZz

13.00 Instagram

14.00 Lunch

15.00 Go to the park

16.00 Skate

17.00 Skate

18.00 Skate

19.00 Skate

20.00 Skate

21.00 Skate

22.00 Beer

23.00 Beer

24.00 Go to bed

01.00 ZzzZz

Invert  Photo: Putte Backlund

Invert Photo: Putte Backlund

FAVORITS 

Beer: TUBORG!

Skateboarders: GT

Skatepark: Washington St. skate park, San Diego

Skate film / clip: Martin Sandberg, Capitol stroll

You fave Tricks: Kickflip

How are you doing at the moment?

All good, just came home from a sesh.

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

No serious injuries but always some knee and feet pain.

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

When I was 5 years old I found my dad´s old board in the garage and forced him to teach me.

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

Any person’s that influences you at the moment? GT

What gets you motivated ? When someone lands a cool trick while we´re skating.

Do you feel skateboarding is in a good way?

Yes, it´s getting bigger and that leads to more parks.

 

BSA - PH: Anders Karlsson

BSA – PH: Anders Karlsson

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

I don´t really care, but if I get the chance to join, I would.

Where do you stand in terms of politics? Fuck Trump

When I chill, I chill with, My girlfriend.

Lately I have been working on, A video part, but it´s hard to film street with all the snow…

When I’m home I like to, Play video games

I normally call my homies for, Beers or skate, often combined.

When I travel, I always bring, A speaker.

Link to an old part filmed by William Engström

Thanks Simon  ! 

 

 

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  1. Tracy says:

    That ingiths’s perfect for what I need. Thanks!

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