Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Catching Up With Judah Cross

Hey Judah how have you been? 

Hi! Been great thanks 😊 

It’s been a good few months since we last caught up with you what’s new in your world personally and on the skateboard?

Well….. I am right now sat at home off school (woohoo!) with a broken collar bone (booo!) – Ironically not through skateboarding, but messing around in the garden with my brothers! I should be back in action on a skateboard in about three weeks!!

We have seen through your social pages that you have been skating a lot now that the weathers nicer. Where is your favourite place to skate right now or does it change day by day depending on what obstacles you want to ride?

We’ve skated loads of places of the summer; Hayle Bowl, Penzance Plaza, Porthleven, Helston, Boardmasters, Newquay Wooden Waves, Creationfest… but my favourite is still Mount Hawke!

Boardmasters festival in Newquay went down just a few weeks back and you were skating in the under 16’s how did the event go from your point of view? Were you happy with the way you skated and what was the ramp like this year?

It was a great comp and I think I skated well, but being such high profile and an under 16’s comp there were some RAD older guys there, so I didn’t quite make the final.

How was the quality of skateboarding in general at Boardmasters this year. Was there anyone you were really stoked to watch whilst you were there? 

My friend Logan Dell is an awesome skater, and he did really well at Boardmasters. Also, I met and skated with Beaver Fleming at Creationfest – he’s insane!

Aside from Boardmasters you have been attending a lot of competitions in and around the Cornwall area with really good levels of success. Which has been your favourite competition to compete in? 

Yeah, I’ve done quite a few comps this year, and really enjoyed them. The best was the ‘Black-Pool’ comp at Hawke – for the new US-style backyard pool which had been moved from Blackpool to Cornwall. I managed to walk away with 1st in the under 11’s and also 1st in the under 16’s !!

We saw you won your battle to learn heelflips up the step up at Mount Hawke skate park. What’s next on your hit list of tricks to learn and what is your favourite trick to do at the moment?

Next on the list is Backflips! – I’m really close to landing a full backflip... well I was before the broken collar bone!.... but I’ll be back on it soon, so watch this space!

What skate videos are you currently watching at the moment? Anything you put on to get hyped before you go skateboarding? 

The Vans park series has been really inspiring to watch

Lastly before we sign off is there anyone you would like to give a shout out to?

My brothers! …. And all my Enuff Team mates!

Well it’s been great to catch up with you Judah and to see how 2017 is treating you so far. Keep skating hard and we look forward to seeing what you’ve got up to next time. 

Cool, thanks!

Friday, 1 September 2017

Welcome Quentin Chibout To The Enuff Team

Firstly what’s your name, how old are you and where are you from?
My name is CHIBOUT Quentin

I am 18 and I come from Anglet near Bayonne, France.

What age did you first start skateboarding and what inspired you to first pick up a board?

I first started skateboarding at the age of 11. Seeing a friend skating everyday inspired me to first pick up a board.

Where is your favourite place to skate?

My favourite place to skate is the skatepark of my town in Anglet and the new skatepark of Biarritz.

Had you heard of the Enuff brand and where did you hear about it? What can you bring to the team?

I heard about Enuff brand by my friend Elian Pergher, sponsored by Enuff. I think I can bring good values and represent Enuff brand in France thanks to a good few contests and social networks!

Which skateboarders did you look up to growing up? Any local legends in your local scene or professionals you aspire to be like?

I looked up to a lot of skateboarders growing up but there was one that I really liked was Nyjah Huston. We cannot say that there are local legends in Anglet but there are guys who have an impressive level in the south west of France.

How many people are in your group of friends that you skate with on a regular basis and which guys are essential to getting a good session going?

There are 5 people in my group of friends that I skate very often with. The guys who are essential to getting a good session going are the ones that will motivate you to skate and learn new tricks.

What is your all-time favourite skate video and which ones are you into at this moment in time?
The Ishod Wair part in the Nike SB chronicles Vol.2, at this moment in time i’m into a real video part!

Do you have a preference towards street skating, skate parks or vert or are you happy to experience and skate everything?

I am happy to experience and skate everything but I have a preference towards street skating.

What was the last trick you learnt? What are the next three tricks on your hit list that you would love to learn.

The last trick I learnt is Fs Smith to Fs Feeble. I would love to learn BS Tailslide Big Spin, Big Spin Flip and Switch Flip.

Are there any video parts you are working on personally which we will see in the near future or any competitions coming up that you plan to enter?

No, I don’t work on parts videos but I intend to release one soon. I did the French championships this year and I will do them again next year.

What do you think skateboarding holds for you in the future and what are your future aspirations?
I would like to be a skateboard mentor.

Monday, 17 July 2017

Alfie Mills - NASS 2017

We checked in with Alfie Mills, to see how he got on at this year's NASS and to find out how the experience was for him.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Roxana Howlett - NASS 2017

Roxana Howlett took part in this year's NASS, and did really well, especially as it was her first time taking part, so we caught up with her to find out about her experience there...

Friday, 30 June 2017

Catching Up With Elian Perger

We like to keep regular contact with our riders, so we decided to catch up with French rider, Elian to see how he's been getting on.

Hey Elian, how have you been? 
I'm fine because I graduated a couple weeks ago so I'm on holidays now!

It’s been a good few months since we last caught up with you. What’s new in your world, personally and on the skateboard?
Yeah it's been a while, I have been working on a video for 1 year now and I hope I will get to finish it at the end of the summer so I'm pretty exited about it. 

Friday, 2 June 2017

Interview with Hooked's David Ford

Hooked’s latest DVD, Acid Drop, has recently hit the shelves and we love it! We decided to catch up with Hooked founder, David Ford, to get a bit more of an insight into how it all started and what’s involved in the making of their awesome edits.

David Ford has been skating since 1999… when big names were Koston, Muska, Rowley, Cardiel, Sanchez, Creager and so on! “Seems like a long time now… weird how the skill level doesn’t increase in line with the years”, says David.

Hooked was set up in 2005 as a community project… with the idea to help skateboarding and skateboarders in some way.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Wheels Of Steel - UK Vert Series 2017

The Wheels of Steel contest went down last weekend at Adrenaline Alley in Corby, and honestly the level of skateboarding was amazing from all categories. This contest, brilliantly put together and run, was the baby of Mat Marlow and marked the first leg of this year’s UK Vert series. The attendance at this round of the series is the highest that it has ever been, with over 40 participants taking to Corby’s 14ft vert ramp to showcase their skills.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Kicking Off The Year With Roxana Howlett

We recently checked in with team rider, Roxana, to see how her year is kicking off!

Hi Roxana how have you been keeping? How was Christmas for you?
Hi. I’ve been good, skating lots and having fun.  Christmas was great thank you - I got some cool kneepads and a new helmet, and I got to visit Brighton and skate down there which was good.

You seem to be having a busy start to the New Year. We’ve already seen your great result at the Ben builder skate jam at Mount Hawke, how do you rate your first month and a bit of 2017 so far?
It’s been a really good start to the year - since xmas I’ve learnt front shuvs, landed my first 6 stair and had a rad weekend at Camp Hillcrest. I’ve also been working on my backside airs.