Priscilla Lee

BIRTHDAY: April 6, 1997
HOMETOWN: Manhattan Beach, California
RESIDE: Manhattan Beach, California
UNITED STATES

Priscilla Lee Interview (Febuary 2009)

 

Birthday: 4/6/1997

 

Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA

 

Reside: Manhattan Beach, CA

 

Started Skating: 2007

 

Sponsors: DC Shoes, Embassy Skateboards, Loaded Carving Systems, Stheart Clothing, S-One Helmets, Spyder Surfshop, 187 Pads, and Type-S Wheels.

How were you introduced to skateboarding and what got you started?

 

I remember there wasn't much snow one year, so instead of going up to the mountains we were looking for something to do and my Dad, brother Alex and I went skateboarding.

 

Do you remember what your first setup was?

 

Spyder Surf Shop deck

 

Were there any early influences on your skating?

 

Chris Van Berkom and Cody Sadler helped me get started.

 

What is the best and worst thing about your hometown?

 

The best thing about my hometown is that it is close to the beach.  The worst thing about my hometown is that there are no skateparks.

 

Besides skateboarding,what do you like to do in your spare time?

 

I like to read books in my spare time.  I also like to go to the beach.  In the winter I train and compete in snowboarding.

 

What is your typical day like?

 

School, Skate, Snowboard ---have FUN!!!

 

Do you prefer to skate with guys or girls?

 

I like to skate with both.

 

Where do you like to skate?

 

Vans at the Block and The Cove in Santa Monica.

 

Who do you like to skate with?

 

I like to skate with Lonnie Hiramoto, Julie Kindstrand, Christian Hosoi, Monty, Bennet, Lizzie, Cassie and all the nice freinds I meet when skating.

 

What kind of music do you listen to?

 

Everything.

 

What is something most people don't know about you?

 

I love reading books.

 

So far, what have been the highlights of your skateboarding career?

 

The Etnies GVR Event was the most exciting for me so far.

 

What do you have planned for this year?

 

I am looking forward to participating in the USASA 2009 National Snowboarding competition at Copper Mountain, CO in April.  I am also looking forward to some more skateboarding competitions.

 

Shoutouts and thanks?

 

Thank you, Julie, for being an inspiration to me.  Thank you, Julie and Dave Kindstrand, for being a big help to me.  Thank you also to Cassie Sadler, Lonnie Hiramoto, Christian Hosoi, Chris Van Berkom, Patrick Reddy, Chris Perody, Spyder Surf and all the great people I have met while skating.  Thank you Lisa and Courtney for supporting the girls!  Thank you Geoff, Mark and Brandon for the nice pictures.