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SPOTLIGHT | Leticia Bufoni

BIRTHDAY: April 13, 1993
HOMETOWN: Sao Paulo, Brazil
RESIDE: Hollywood, California

Leticia Bufoni Interview (November 2008)

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

I saw my neighbor skating.

Do you remember what your first setup was?


Were there any early influences on your skating?

Elissa, Amy, Andrew, Geoff and Corey.

What is the best and worst thing about your hometown?

Worst is the traffic. Best is family and friends.

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

Play guitar, hang out with my friends, go to the gym and homework.

What is your typical day like?

I go to school, skate at Hollywood High, come home and do my homework, go to the gym and at night I watch Brazilian Soap Operas!

Do you prefer to skate with guys or girls?

With both.

Where do you like to skate?

Hollywood High, Belmont and Normandie. I like street spots.

Who do you like to skate with?

Jake Hill, Lacey Baker and Amy Caron.

What kind of music do you listen to?

AC/DC, Kings of Leon, MGMT, M.I.A.

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

I know how to speak english now and I can ride a motorcycle, a car and a go kart.

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

To be able to move to California and skate.

What do you have planned for this year?

Skate every day and go to Prague.

Shout outs and thanks?

Ana Paula, Tony Mag, Mike, Rob, Adrien, Kim Woo, Lisa, my family and friend.

Sponsors: Osiris, Foudation, Volcom, Bones, Destructo, Rock Star