Lodge Guest, Philip Leander
Where do you currently live and where are you from ?
Im from sweden and its where i live now, in a small town called karlshamn
Tell us a little bit about your past ?
Been skating for 22 years! Left my hometown at 19 and Went to skate school in stockholm and droped out and went to spain and there i stayed in 7 years! And moved back to my hometown like 10-11 years ago!
Why skateboarding ? How did it start for you ?
Because its the best shit???????? i changed school when i was 13 years old and the new fri ends i made there where skaters! Bought a board from one of the guys and stoped with all the other sports????
What size set up, wheels & trucks do you currently ride ?
The board is 8,5 cashskatebord medium concave, wheels 53-54, always indy????
Do you have any setup rituals, we need to know about ?
Not what i know of, a beer in the sun while i do it is very nice! Calms down my nervs when the bolt are flying around????
Any sponsors ?
Cashskateboards, they have a shop, cashskateboards.com there can get the rest that i need!
What kind of skateboarding do you prefer ?
Street, skate and use the brain to find new and funny spots????
Do you have a great skate spot in your home town you can recommend ?
We have one cool spot where its possible to hang, a school called (stenbacka skolan, asarum) but most of the spots are one trick spots, if you are good maybe two tricks????
Who is your favorite skateboarders, under and over 30 ?
I only know old ones hahaha, leta see, over 30 mr ragdoll and many more, but his old parts and stily kicks ass! Under its föcking hard, cant say one, been thinking for 10 min now! Soo fuck it????
School, work, not working or other occupation ?
Working as a industrial sanitizers
How is a normal day looking for you ?
When its working season, wake up 6 am drive to work, the hours can be all from 8 hours til 15 hours, drive directly to the gym and workout, then home and fix my meals for the next day, then sleep at 22-23 pm! If i dont work to late i go and skate! Weekends skate and beers sat-sunday! If it off season on work 4-6 month i wake up around 9 am and chill, go to the gym and back home and look at some movie or serie, then skate in the afternoon????
Tell us how a good long great weekend should look for you
Wake up and its sunny! Take a walk by the ocean, eat a big brunch then hook up with the lads and go skate street! Just skate around finding spots, drink some beers and just enjoy the board under the feet, if im lucky i film a trick hahahah, then get home, take a shower and hook up again with the dudes my girl and eat and drink!
Any big plans for 2019 ?
Who are you hanging out with at the moment ?
Most of the time @denniskroons and his son @koffekroon and the dude that have the skatepark! Many of the dudes in our skate crue lives in other citys now!
Who and what is your motivation at the moment ?
The summer and skateboarding in genural????
Last country you visited ? and what happened there ?
Holland, utrech! Visited my friends that i lived with in barcelona around 2002 or 03 or something! It was a weekend soo sleeped around 15 hours in 4 days and we went all in party dutch stily???????? went to a rock n roll show and molested the poor singer in a finish group???? (sorry dude singer) we got him girls later, soo i think he didnt hate us????
What was the last gnarly thing you witnessed ?
Dont remember the latest, but when i lived in malaga, spain, me and some friends where going to anotger friend to get some tattoos, and on the way home it haved been a car/moped crash, and the guy on the moped got a white blanket over him from the ambulans driver, soo we just walked passed a dead dude when they tried to brung him back to life!
What was the last item you bought ?
A pair of filament skate shoe!
What do you do besides skateboarding, do you have other hobbies, other interests ?
I love working out in the gym! And my girlfriend to, soo its fun to go there togheter.
What is your to go to restaurant, you wanna share ?
This town dont have soo many places, but a few, most of the time we end up at a sushi place that is very good!
When you cook food, what do you cook ?
I cook food every sunday for the whole week, soo i eat the same food 2 times a day, mon-friday! It can be all kind of food, alot of chicken! This week its chicken wok with vegitables and noodles.
Whats your top 3 favorite drinks ?
Beer, all kinds of energy drinks without suger, caffein???? And pepsi max!
How do you see the future of skateboarding ?
Many skaters are gona start to call skateboarding a sport! Its gona be bigger overall! For both good and the bad!
Who do we need to interview on the lodge ?
My team mates, Nizze salinder ,Calle Wenzel and Koffe Kroon
Do you ever think about a future with no skateboarding ?
Yes, soo many thinks in life that can happend! Take one day at a time! And be happy for every second on my board????
Last words, thank yous, other, did we miss anything ?
Cheers???? thanks for the interview, cashskateboard for supporting this old dude as i am! To my girlfriend for being the best and wanna be with me???? ♥️