A Quick Pry With Aaron Godfrey of SFOL

We are back to our nosy ways and prying into peoples lives. Enter Aaron from Weymouth.

 

What is new for 2016, what are your resolutions, standing philosophies or goals for this year? 

I hate new year's resolutions, for me they rarely full through but skate wise there's a lot I'm going to change this year. Number one being skate related exercise.If Belgium, Tenerife and countless outlaws taught me anything is that I need to improve the strength of my lower back and thighs to extend the length of my tuck and to brave the over lean. Although I'm moving to Devon to be closer to my boys Bodhi and Jon it's still important to support your local scene, in Weymouth we haven't got the greatest spots or runs, but what we do have is friendly and welcoming locals who are willing to teach people from the ground up no matter what they're style, age or gender and last but not least skate more than 3 times a week, work less and drink more beer.

 

What inspires and frustrates you the most about Skateboarding?

Music that was made for skateboarding,  artists like Peter and the test tube babies, deevo, soft sell and Black Sabbath. People who have a great attitude to the game and don't care what you're doing as long as you're having fun,  Lj,  Matt Elver, Robbie Roadkill,  Phill Manning, Liam Hughes, Louis Smallwood, Jooz!, Paul Borell,  and my gringos from the island (breaths) Bodhi! Jon! Huberto! Toby! Oli! RY! And Martin from sliders house for showing me an alternative way of life if I knuckle down and learn Spanish. Frustrations? Butt burns and running out of beer.

 

What recently has been an important thing you’ve learnt (not just skate wise)?

No job is worth getting in the way of the skate.

 

If there was one thing you could change about the world what would it be?

Besides Donald Trump's wealth being spread to the poorest people in world and forcing him to blow truckers in a car park for chips and change better roads in the UK.

 

How do you fund your travel and skate? 

I am by trade a professional Bartender,  for the last 80 years this statement would have been laughable but it's a actually a solid career choice, I make menus for bars,  work private parties and for better or worse most people across the world love to drink cocktails and the trend has no sign of stopping.

 

If you could be anywhere in the world, doing any job, with anyone, with unlimited resources. Where, what, who and why?

I'd probably be in British Colombia up in the mountains near a good road with a battle panda from dynasty warriors, and probably making my own beer.

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