Name: Danny Hamaguchi
Hometown: Honolulu , Hawaii
Sponsors: Central Skateboards, APB skate shop, Skate Sauce, Nike SB, Diamond & Grizzly
Favourite spot: Anywhere in Hawaii
What first drew you to skateboarding: I had seen my brother rolling around in my driveway when I was young. Ever since then I never stopped.
Favourite sauce flavour: Siracha
How much wax is too much wax: Never too much wax!
Best thing about the Skate Sauce bag: Durable and made by the homies for the homies.
Sauciest pick up line you’ve heard or used: “What doing?”
Skateboarding in the Olympics: yay or nay: Skateboarding is in the olympics?
If you could choose any song for your own part, what would it be? Wishes-ducktails
Young gun to watch: Daan Van Der Linden
Best skate holiday destination: Honolulu or Nicaragua
What trend are you tired of: Sex change
Go to trick in a game of S.K.A.T.E: Pop shuv
Your worst skateboarding injury: Internal bleeding from falling on a wooden ramp.
Plans for 2018: Keep skating and hanging out with friends!
Name: Sebo Walker
Hometown: Salem, OR
Sponsors: Krooked, Spitfire, Independent trucks, Bone Swiss, Skate Sauce, Drink Water, Standard Issue, Nixon, Pair of Thieves, Mob grip, Boardstix
Favourite spot: Milano Centrale
What first drew you to skateboarding: I was initially drawn to skateboarding because my older brothers did it. I was quickly hooked after feeling the freedom & creativity it offers with no rules and no coaches. Compared to all other sports & activities I played, it was so much more enjoyable and rewarding. I got lost in it in the best way.
Favourite sauce flavour: RED SAUCE
How much wax is too much wax: Just gotta adjust to it and make it happen. Too much is better than none!
Best thing about the Skate Sauce bag: Perfectly fits a skateboard. So ideal for biking or traveling and only needing your board and a couple small essentials.
Sauciest pick up line you’ve heard or used: let’s go skate
Skateboarding in the Olympics: yay or nay: I think it’s amazing that skateboarding has gotten to that point, but nay.
If you could choose any song for your own part, what would it be? Albert King – The sky is crying
Young gun to watch: Katsuya Shiratori
Best skate holiday destination: Southern Spain
What trend are you tired of: So many, but I’m a positive person so I keep that to myself.
Go to trick in a game of S.K.A.T.E: 3 shuv
Your worst skateboarding injury: Elbow or shoulder popping out.
Plans for 2018: Three or four street parts, get a cover, multiple interviews, Hollywood 16, get married, get a shoe sponsor, stay healthy & have fun!
Cover image: Danny Hamaguchi, f/s boardslide. Photo: Amrit Jain