Quick Response with Seven Strong
Name, Age, where are you from and where do you live currently?
Seven Strong, Just turned 18 last week. I was born in the San Fernando valley. I currently live in Woodland Hills, CA.
What was the local shop / hometown scene like growing up there?
The local skate shop is Val Surf. I've been going to Val Surf since I was younger, it's tight. There's one in Valley Village that my friends and I would all ways go to when we were younger and just skate the curbs outside.
How did you first get into skateboarding?
Gap to Noseblunt for the new AD. Photo by Joe Hammeke.
First got into skating because I saw my Uncle skating with his friends one time and I always looked up to him and copied what he did and ended up really getting in o skating.
What size & style trucks do you skate?
I ride size 151 Team Editions. I just like when my trucks stick out a little. And I ride just the raw ones, no Hollow or anything.
Do you ride em loose, tight or in the middle?
I like my trucks loose.
How long do you usually skate a set for?
I usually skate a set until they hit axle. I don't set new ones up to often because I like to have grooves on my trucks
Who’s your crew you typically skate with?
I usually skate with my friends Zach Allen, Kader Sylla, Patrick O’Mara, Felix Soto, Donta Hill, Avi Malina, T-Funk, everyone at Pedlow, and a lot more.
Are you part of the Pedlow Crew?
Ya, everyone at Pedlow is like one big family.
How did you meet all the Baker / Deathwish guys?
I met all those guys through Kader taking me out skating with all them.
What music gets you really hyped to skate, what’s currently heavy in the rotation?
Rap music gets me pretty hyped to skate ha. I listen to Kodak Black a bunch.
BEV of Choice?
Beverage of choice probably coffee or blueberry lemonade.
Are you working on any projects right now? Anything we should be on the lookout for?
I just film don't really know what it's going to yet. Might try to film one of those check out parts with my friend Felix.
Any shout outs or thank you’s?
Thankful for my family and friends. Shout out to Bucky Gonzalez, Nate Alton, Austin Stephens, Steve Hernandez, Jay Thorpe for always hooking me up really appreciate it. And shout out to everyone at Pedlow who I've grown up skating with.
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