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SPOTLIGHT | Lauren Perkins

BIRTHDAY: December 27, 1988
HOMETOWN: Huntington Beach, California
RESIDE: Huntington Beach, California

Lauren Perkins Interview (April 2008)

How were you introduced to skateboarding?

There was a skate park built by my house and it looked like fun.

What got you started?

I got a skateboard for my birthday and haven’t been off it since.

What was your first set up?


What is the best and worst thing about your hometown?

The weather.

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

Snowboard, shop, take photos, work out, and hangout with my friends.

Top 5 skateboarders of all time?

Elissa Steamer, Mark Appleyard, Geoff Rowley, Chris Haslam, and Jamie Thomas.

Top 5 skate videos of all time?

Flip Really Sorry, Lakai Fully Flared, Oakley Our Life, Enjoi Bag of Suck, and Volcom Let’s Live.

Do you prefer to skate with guys or girls?


Describe your dream session.

Nice sunny day good spots and no one to kick you out.

What kind of music have you been listening to lately?

A little bit of everything mostly rap.

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

I’m an aunt.

What do you have planned for this year?

Filming for the Oakley women’s video, contests and traveling.

Shout outs and thanks?

All my sponsors and my Family, especially my nephew Hudson.

Sponsors: Nixon, Oakley, Etnies, World Industries and Kickers