Interviews

Young Guns – Ben Searle

Young Guns – Ben Searle

First off for those who don’t know you, who are you, which board do you ride and do you ride for anyone? Hey, I’m Ben Searle, I’m sixteen and love mountain boarding. I ride an MBS pro 95 and ride for the Bugsboarding team. I’ve been riding for 5 years, since I got my first board as a christmas present when I was eleven.

Young Guns – Amon Shaw

Young Guns – Amon Shaw

First off for those who don’t know you, who are you, which board do you ride and do you ride for anyone? I am Amon Shaw and I live in Nottinghamshire. I ride an MBS Pro 95 and I ride for MBS and Bugs Boarding.

Young Guns – Connor Tyson

Young Guns – Connor Tyson

First off for those who don’t know you, who are you, which board do you ride and do you ride for anyone? Hey guys, my name’s Connor Tyson, I’m 15 and I ride a MBS Pro 95 Retaliation deck with black F4s, FX Pro II heelstraps, silver Rockstar Pros, Yellow T3s and silver Matrix Pro trucks. I’m sponsored by Jobo Leisure and I’ve recently joined the Bugsboarding Team, which I’m stoked about!

Young Guns – William Mcauley

Young Guns – William Mcauley

First off for those who don’t know you, who are you, which board do you ride and do you ride for anyone? My name is William Mcauley, I ride for Joboleisure, a small mountain board and kite shop in Amersham. I ride a Pro 95 with MBS Matrix Pro trucks, MBS F4 bindings and Pro heel straps.

Matt Brind, World Freestyle Champion 2012

Matt Brind, World Freestyle Champion 2012

Matt Brind has been part of the UK competition and demo scene for years, and is well known for some of the biggest and best tricks including switch seven’s and the infamous double backflip. And, having just won the 2012 World Freestyle Championship in Russia we thought we should ask him a bit about it.

A super-talented British lensman: Theo Acworth

A super-talented British lensman: Theo Acworth

Theo Acworth’s Mountainboard photographs first appeared mid-noughties, after an ATBA-UK comp. Since then he has been a fantastic Remolition contributor, helped form awesome media/riding crew Project Documentation with Ben Rye & friends, and had his photographs appear on ATBA-UK posters and in MBS adverts.

G’day! A chat about riding, road trips, and double-backflips

G’day! A chat about riding, road trips, and double-backflips

Dylan Warren and Andy Milenkovic are more than just a couple of good mates from Australia. They also happen to be grade A mountainboard riders, both pushing themselves and the progression of the sport without even trying

Raphael La Roche talks about comps, centres and going to church

Raphael La Roche talks about comps, centres and going to church

In case you don’t who Raph is then what can we say to introduce him? Well, he’s undeniably dedicated to the wheelieboarding cause, involved in many aspects of the sport. Along with brother Andre (who sadly died a couple of years ago), he’s been at the centre of the UK scene; from causing chaos at events to racing hard and often having the most fun on the hill.

Arno VDV, international Mountainboard superstar, drops in

Arno VDV, international Mountainboard superstar, drops in

Arno Van den Veyver is officially one of the planet’s best freestyle mountainboarders, taking (amongst other accolades) the World Championship title at Night Air in 2007. His effortless, flowy, playful pro style is an inspiration to anyone who sees him ride and you’d recognise him instantly from one of his laid-back, super tweaked backflips.

One of the UK’s biggest freestylers gets the interview treatment

One of the UK’s biggest freestylers gets the interview treatment

Gary’s name is in the Top 10 whenever UK freestyle is mentioned. He seemed to come out of nowhere only a few years ago and pulls big, ballsy, fast, tech tricks out of his mountain boarding bag. We asked him wassuuuup…