Interviews

Posted 31 Jan 2009

QUICK TEN!!! BRANDON WELLS

  Brando loud & proud in-front of Higher Ground on Douglas Street.[Photo: Jason Picton] Brandon Wells, is one of those people you don’t come across very often.  He’s the classic story of starting out in a small town, and then making his dreams come true in the big city.  This 28 year old was born and raised in Port Alberni,… Continue »
Posted 31 Dec 2008

QUICK TEN!!! JOHN PATTERSON

With massive party glasses, Johnny L.A. gives his approval, with a thumbs-up, to a traditional Port Alberni back-yard garbage brawl.[Photo: Jason Picton] John Patterson, a familiar face in the Victoria skateboarding scene for many years, has been there and done that.  Originally born in Canada, then moving south to such places as Hawaii and Los Angeles.  He has lived in… Continue »
Posted 19 Dec 2008

QUICK TEN!!! BRAD ORMISTON

Brad Ormiston: Dog-walk noseslide. [Photo: Jay Zemanek] Brad Ormiston, a born and raised Victoria local, who rides for Concyse Clothing, and One Six Skate Shop. At age 22, he’s a smart and strapping young man, growing up with the likes of Matt & Mike Gordon, Cort Watt, and Alex Eddy. An avid hockey player and diehard Canuck fan, known for… Continue »
Posted 29 Nov 2008

QUICK TEN!!! KRIS HEMMINGSEN

Kris Hemmingsen at the P.A. Summer Kick-off Ramp Demo 2007. [photo: Jason Picton]Kris Hemmingsen, a Port Alberni local, who rides for Instrumental Skateboards.  Put together his first video (Why Not P.A. ?) with a borrowed, low budget video camera, his gang of unruly friends, and the passion that comes with skateboarding.  It’s a video that makes you want to go… Continue »