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SPOTLIGHT | Louisa Menke

BIRTHDAY: March 24, 1984
HOMETOWN: Hoogeveen, Holland
RESIDE: Barcelona, Spain

Louisa Menke Interview (2008)

How were you introduced to skateboarding? What got you started?

My friend took me along to a mini ramp in my city and I fell in love with it straight away.

What was your first set up?

Some crazy set up the locals gave me.

What is the best and worst thing about your hometown?

Best thing, its my hometown. Worst is its boring.

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

Play guitar, music, hang out with friends, lots of things.

Favorite skateboarders of all time?

My friends.

Favorite skate videos of all time?

Blind Trilogy

Favorite new trick or trick you want to learn?

Backside 360’s.

Do you prefer to skate with guys or girls?


Describe your dream session.

I don’t know, I guess it will be landing everything I try first try. Never bail.

What kind of music have you been listening to lately?

From rock n’ roll to jazz.

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

I don’t know.

What do you have planned for this year?

Moving to Amsterdam.

Shout outs and thanks?

Thanks to my sponsors and friends.

Sponsors: Etnies, Carhartt Clothing, Rockstar Bearings

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