LA RIVER with Ben Nordberg
SPASHION caught up with Bath born Skateboarder, Ben Nordberg, in LA last month for a fashion shoot. Ben talks to SPASHION about the highlights of being a skateboarderWhat made you get into skateboarding?
A good friend at the time had a board, so I had a go…then was hooked
What was your big career break?
Getting on Flip Skateboards
How do you stay motivated?
What was the lowest point in youor career? And how did you come back from it?
Breaking my shin bone. It took about 6 months to recover from it and took a lot of physical therapy.
What’s been a highlight of your career?
Getting on Flip!
What do you love about skateboarding?
How does it feel when your competing?
What’s a moment you’ll never forget?
Getting a phone call from Flip
Where’s your favourite place to skate?
Arto’s [Saari] pool
Do you have any heroes?
John Cardiel and Arto Saari
What tips do you have for anyone who wants to become a professional skateboarder?
Don’t put to much pressure on yourself!
What is your style when your not skating?
Doesn’t change… Same as when I skate
What’s on your playlist?
Lana Del Rey and Metallica
How do you relax?
Where’s home for you now?
Still England but soon to be Los Angeles
What could you not live without?
Family and friends
Finish these sentences:
Sport is… rewarding