Staff Picks 2013

It’s that time of year again when our staff tell you a little bit about what they enjoyed during 2013; favourite brands, skaters, movies, edits and more!

Sit back, relax and read our Top Picks of the past year. Enjoy!

 


Name: TIM DERRICK
Job Title: ACCESSORIES TRADER

Brand: Asics
Sneaker: Gel Lyte V
Song: Joey Bada$$-Unorthadox
Film : Man of Steel
Video Game: Fifa 14
Movie: Despicable Me 2
Skate DVD/Edit: N/A
TV Show: Ripper Street
Club / Bar : The Nest, Bath
2013 was amazing because: I got to watch my little boy grow.
In 2014 I’m looking forward to: Watching my little boy grow some more.


Name: MIKE HAYTER
Job Title: E-COMMERCE MANAGER

Brand: Nike
Sneaker: The Janoski
Song: Daft Punk – Get Lucky
Video Game: GTA V
Movie: Star Trek: Into The Darkness / Place Beyond The Pines
Skate DVD/Edit: Emerica ‘Made’
TV Show: Game of Thrones
Restaurant: The Olive Tree, Bath
Pub: King William, Bath
2013 was amazing because: We had a summer!
In 2014 I’m looking forward to: The World Cup!


Name: NICKY TYLER HOWELLS
Job Title: R1 SKATE TEAM RIDER

Brand: Rip N Dip
Sneaker: DC Mike Mo
Song: Bone Thugs – Bitch iz a Bitch
Film: Bad Grampa
Video Game: Fifa 14
Skate DVD / Edit: Eleventh Hour
TV Show: Made In Chelsea
Skater: Nick Remon
Restaurant: Wetherspoons
Club / Bar: Wetherspoons
2013 was amazing because: Skateboarding, traveling, sunshine
In 2014 I’m looking forward to: Skateboarding, traveling, sunshine


Name: TONY WHITE
Job Title: IT ADMINISTRATOR

Brand: Asics
Sneaker: Ronnie Fieg Asics Gel Lyte V 5 Volcano
Song: Hacktivist – N~+*a’s in Paris
Film: The World’s End
Video Game: Fifa 2014
Video: Cam Zink sender Backflip
TV Show: Sons of Anarchy Season 6/ The Walking Dead Season 4
Skater: Nicky Howells
Restaurant: The Dutchess (Totterdown)
Club / Bar : BS3
2013 was amazing because: Bristol City beating Bristol Rovers in the JPT. JETS Goal !!!!!
In 2014 I’m looking forward to: Brazil World Cup!


Name: SASHA HAINES
Job Title: CUSTOMER SERVICE ADVISOR

Brand: Polar/Palace/Wolf Street Apparel!
Sneaker / shoe: It’s got to be Kickers this year! I wouldn’t say no to a pair of Asics Gel Lyt 3’s tho.
Song: This week – Happy by Pharrell Williams
Film : Don Jon? Only because I got to watch it with Colette Earley
Video Game: Haven’t played any this year. I used to love Tekken 3 does that count?
Movie: National Lampons Christmas Vacation is hilare.
TV Show: Discovery channel- Mermaids the new found evidence.
Restaurant: Atomic Burger – I’ll have a Boris Karloff chicken burger with cheese/bacon/onion rings + peanut butter milkshake = devine!
Club / Bar : Chasers nightclub
2013 was amazing because: Best thing about 2013 was hanging out with my lush pals.
In 2014 I’m looking forward to: Well I turn a quarter of a century next year so I better start making the most of life! I’m hoping to go snowboarding and to California, I’ve said it now so I have to!!!


Name: WILL WRIGHT
Job Title: PHOTOGRAPHY

Brand: Polar
Sneaker: Adidas Adi Ease
Song: JT – Suit & Tie ;)
Film : Django Unchained
Video Game: Make It Rain
Skate DVD/Edit: The Philadelphia Experiment
TV Show: Boardwalk Empire
Skater: Danger Rob
Restaurant: Rubicon
Club / Bar : Where the 4 X 4 is
2013 was amazing because: Croatia was phat
In 2014 I’m looking forward to: Sonar Festival


Name: NICK OUSLEY
Job Title: HARDWARE TRADER

Brand: Polar
Sneaker : Nike Air Max 1
Song: iwrestledabearonce – Karate Nipples
Film : Man Of Steel
Video Game: The Last Of Us
Movie: Oldboy, the OG Park Chan Wook version, get bent Spike Lee!
Skate DVD : Brandon Westgate – Emerica Made
TV Show: The Walking Dead
Skater: Always Gino Iannucci!
Restaurant: Grillstock, Bristol
Club / Bar : Lock Keeper, Keynsham
2013 was amazing because: It’s almost over…
In 2014 I’m looking forward to: Barcelona for a mate’s Stag


Name: ROSS WILSON
Job Title: EDITOR, R1 MAGAZINE

Brand: Buscemi
Sneaker: Stussy x Converse All Star Chuck Taylor
Song: Haim “Falling”
Movie: Alan Partridge Alpha Papa
Skate DVD: Emerica “MADE”
TV Show: Homeland
Skater: Nick Remon
Restaurant: Holsteins at The Cosmopolitan
Club / Bar : Max Fish, Ludlow St, NY R.I.P
2013 was amazing because: Good stuff happened
In 2014 I’m looking forward to: Exciting new things

 


Name: WILL WAGSTAFFE
Job Title: CUSTOMER SERVICE ADVISOR

Brand: Wolf Street Apparel
Sneaker / shoe: Vans Authentic Gum Sole
Song: Delicate Steve – Butterfly
Video Game: Fifa ’98 – Haven’t played one since then.
Movie: End Of Watch (I think this was in 2012 but I don’t care, it was too good)
Skate DVD/Edit: Emerica Made
TV Show: Breaking Bad
Skater: Shane O’Neil
Restaurant: Jika Jika
Club / Bar : The Porter in Bath (RIP)
2013 was amazing because: I got a puppy


Name: COLETTE EARLEY
Job Title: MARKETING AND EVENTS

Brand: Skateboard Cafe
Song: Childish Gambino – 3005
Film: Hmm I don’t know… I’m excited to watch “Her” though. Spike Jonze is a God.
TV Show: Downton Abbey
Video Game: I still haven’t completed Kingdom Hearts… when did that come out?
Skater: Luan
Restaurant: Nandos
2013 was amazing because: I went back to Paris!
In 2014 I’m looking forward to: visiting new places!


Name: WILL RADULA-SCOTT
Job Title: SNOW TEAM RIDER

Brand: Spacecraft
Sneaker: Vans Authentic
Song: Drake – Too Much
Film : Anchorman 2 (pre-empting, not actually seen it yet)
Video Game: GTA 5
Skate Edit: Tom Knox – Eleventh Hour
TV Show: Breaking Bad
Skater: Tom Knox
Restaurant: Grillstock
Club / Bar : Red Light
2013 was amazing because: It went amazingLY fast…
In 2014 I’m looking forward to: going snowboarding somewhere


Name: KARIS WALSH
Job Title: CUSTOMER SERVICE ADVISOR

Brand: Palace
Sneaker: Janoskis
Song: Sam bailey- Skyscraper
Film : Dusk til dawn
Video Game: Tekken
Skate DVD/Edit: Anything Stefan Darque has filmed.
TV Show: TOWIE
Restaurant: McDonald’s
Club / Bar : Bunker
2013 was amazing because: Sam bailey won the X Factor.
In 2014 I’m looking forward to: Who knows! The world is a mystical place.