Lodge Guest, David Ahlqvist

David: “Don’t really remember who took the photo”

Where do you currently live and where are you from ?

Uppsala, Sweden

Tell us a little bit about your past ?

Been traveling alot because my parents used to have business in Asia. I even went to school in Thailand for 3 months haha.

Why skateboarding ? How did it start for you ?

My old man’s a skater so he got me a board when I was about 4 and kept pushin since then.

What size set up, wheels & trucks do you currently ride ?

8,5 sweet 149 indys 54 spitfires and reds.

Do you have any setup rituals, we need to know about ?

I usually like to rip my grip in two or maybe three before I put it on.

Any sponsors ?

I recently got on Junkyard and Sweet Sktbs.

What kind of skateboarding do you prefer ?

Anything to be honest, but I think I lean more to bowl and diys.

Do you have a great skate spot in your home town you can recommend ?

My father built a huge as miniramp which is the best, but for the streets I wouldn’t come here.

Who is your favorite skateboarders ?

Fuckk there’s to many. Oski, gt, ace and miksu is a couple

School, work, not working or other occupation ?

Planning on studying up my grades starting now in January since I never really did good in school, so I’m gonna try again now after couple years of chillin.

How is a normal day looking for you ? 

Depends if it’s summer or winter. But I usually wake up somewhere between 12:00 and 17:00 depending on how late I was up last night. In the summers I’m usally out all day skating drinking beers and chilling and on the winters I’m usually home gaming at my computer.

Tell us how a good long great weekend should look for you

Skate, homies, beers and more beers.



Crail, Bali, photographer @dennisvrthur

Any big plans for 2019 ?

Always dreamt about goin to the states so hopefully it’ll happen this year.

Christmas is soon here, will you get or give any big presents this year ?

Wish I had the money to get some for my family but I’ll probably just get something small.

How are you going to celebrate new years eve ?

Probably with loads of alcohol and fireworks, I love fireworks.

Who are you hanging out with at the moment ?

I just came back from my homie Axel Berggren that lives in malmö and been chillin with his homies over there. Good times! Now I’m back at my computer haha.






Who and what is your motivation at the moment ?

Don’t know really, but bruray gets me pumped. rip..

Last country you visited ? and what happened there ?

Croatia, I was visiting my family that has a farm high up in the mountains and attended a funeral. But we also had a small vacation and had a place right at the coast, it’s a beautiful country.

What was the last gnarly thing you witnessed ?

We heard a bomb go off just down the street from our place in Malmö the other week, all the alarms of the cars went off and we just sat there chillin and had no clue what the fuck just happened.

What was the last item you bought ?

Snus, I love snus.

What do you do besides skateboarding, do you have other hobbies, other interests ?

I game alot when I’m at home in Uppsala. Otherwise I love to get beers.

What is your to go to restaurant, you wanna share ?

Palermo, but it’s for the beers.

When you cook food, what do you cook ?

Spaghetti and meatballs. Sometimes I just throw in a billys pizza in the micro tho.

Whats your top 3 favorite drinks ?

Vodka powerking, cola and beer.

How do you see the future of skateboarding ?

It’s blowin up, not really sure how it’s gonna be in a couple of years. I hope the baggy trend stays.

Who do we need to interview on the lodge ?

Fuck I don’t know.. miksu? haha, or get the brygge dudes they’re killing it in Malmö.

Do you ever think about a future with no skateboarding ?

Not really, I hope I don’t get a injury so I can skate for a while.

Last words, did we miss anything ?

boo n blankz

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