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SPOTLIGHT | Tamara Drybrough

BIRTHDAY: March 17, 1990
HOMETOWN: Port Coquitlam, Canada
RESIDE: Port Coquitlam, Canada

Tamara Drybrough Interview (April 14, 2008)

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

When I was living in Calgary apprx. 4 years ago some friends were into it so I tried, caught on, loved it and stuck with it.

What was your first set up?

“Rage” set up from Zellers.

What is the best and worst thing about your hometown?

We have an amazing local park, but too much rain through out the year!

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

I play baseball, go out with friends ,shop and lounge around!

Top 5 skateboarders of all time?

Chris Haslam, Mike Mo, the Decenzo boys and Magnus!

Do you prefer to skate with guys or girls?

Both, they both push me to skate harder. Guys mainly though.

Describe your dream session.

Pretty much just learn a bunch of new tricks, have them all hammered down by the end of the day, finish up with a nollie flip down a 10 set and I’m satisfied.

What kind of music have you been listening to lately?

Everything and anything.

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

There are 7 kids in my family, but only my younger brother and I skate.

What do you have planned for this year?

Graduating from high school in June, then go spend some time in Calgary with my family, visit some new skateparks through out Canada and hopefully hit some contests in Montreal and the United States.

Shout outs and thanks?

Huge thanks to my parents for driving me everywhere, my family and friends for supporting me 100% , and to all my sponsors for not only hooking up the gear, but for all the support and time they put towards me. Also thanks to Lisa for the interview!

Sponsors: Underworld Skateshop , DC Shoes , Momentum Wheels , United Riders Clothing, Surgo Skateboards, Dakine Backpacks (flow), Rocket bearings