Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Interview: Morgan Wolf

Morgan Wolf Interview 
February 2012

Name: Morgan Wolf
Age: 13
Hometown: Westwood CA
Sponsors: Active Ride Shop, S-One Helmets, 187 Pads, Powell Peralta Skateboards

Where you born in LA?
Westwood CA

How old were you when you started skating?
8 years old

How / why did you start skating?
My dad and uncle skated and they had boards lying around.

Memorable stories about when you first started skating?
The first month of skating I broke my wrist in three places.  I hit a rock in a local park (not a skatepark).

Where do you like to skate?
Vans, Etnies, Belmars Pool, and Culver City.

Who are some of your favorite skaters (old or young) and why?
Ben Raybourn (so unique with his skateboard), Josh Stafford (smooth, but gnarly), Kevin Kowalski (no pads at 100 mph), Lance Mountain (one of the nicest guys in skateboarding), and Salba (because he is the line guru in the combi)

What is your current set up?
Board : Powell 8"
Trucks: 139 independents
Wheels: bones 56 spf

Last trick you learned:
Front Lip Revert

Favorite Trick:
Heel Monsters

Favorite Skate Mag:
Thrasher Mag

Favorite skate website:
Blue Tile Obsession

Favorite skate videos:
The search for animal chin, cheese and crackers, and all the old videos from the upland combi and del mar.

Craziest story or occurance at the Cove skatepark:
The craziest thing that ever happened at the cove was when my pads stuck on a knee slide and I knocked out my front two teeth.
Caution: There are Stalefish in the Santa Monica Cove.
Morgan wears the S-One Lifer Helmet.