Right foot forward, Goofy footer.
Viva Santa Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, 5-star resort.
Arches D.I.Y in Glasgow, closest thing to skating on Mars.
Some sort of snake run with a tight bowl to end with an abundance of lines, obstacles and concrete coping everywhere!
FAVOURITE OBSTICLE TO SKATE?
Small tight transitions and spines.
Frontside smith all day long!
WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU ARE NOT SKATING?
Rocking out with my best mates in our band “Fat Black Cats” playing shows around Glasgow and beyond.
HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF SKATEBOARDING?
Other than playing music, I like hanging with the friends, cycling, bar stool sports, drinking Guinness, playing pool and sharking the fruit machine.
TOP 3 SKATERS?
Julien Stranger, Wade Speyer and Grant Taylor!
WHO INFLUNCES YOU THE MOST IN SKATEBOARDING?
My Sensei and long time friend Aidan “Shady” Taylor. He’s been influencing and keeping the South Lanarkshire skate scene alive for years! We owe him a lot.
WHAT MUSIC ARE YOU LISENTING TO RIGHT NOW/ LAST SONG PLAYED?
Thin Lizzy all day long, Live video of them playing in Dublin is a tremendous, stoke inducing watch and listen.
WHAT MUSIC GET’S YOU AMPED TO SKATE?
Motorhead, live from hammersmith, whole album is incredible, makes you want to go mental.
FAVOURITE ROUTE ONE PRODUCT?
8.75” blanks decks go hard!!
FAVOURITE ROUTE ONE RIDER?
Jordan Thackeray, do I need to say more? Hahah
IF YOU COULD STEAL A TRICK FROM ANOTHER RIDER, WHO AND WHAT WOULD IT BE?
I’d steal the Sal Flip right off of Chris Baillie as an ode to Ben Leyden.
WHAT IS THE BEST THING ABOUT YOUR CITY?
Best Scene, Best People, Crusty Spots and Infectious D.I.Y Parks.
IF YOU HAD THREE WISHES, WHAT WOULD THEY BE?
To bomb hills in San Francisco, Travel abroad to play some big festivals with bands/ artists I’ve grown up listening to and the ability ro magically heal myself instantly, like Terminator 2!
IF YOU HAD A PRO GRAPHIC, WHAT WOULD BE ON IT?
Some pure mental graphic commemorating our band – FAT BLACK CATS. Get your merch after the show!
BEST EVER SKATE MISSION?
Copenhagen is always the first port of call. Usual from the usual.
SOMEONE TO LOOK OUT FOR?
Fraser Laird from Carlike, the South Lanarkshire prodigy. Went from Grom to Jason Lee in a few slappy grinds. Future is bright!