Thursday, August 26, 2010

An Interview With Eric Zero


This is an interview with San Francisco skateboarder Eric Zero. I know him well so I interviewed him.

Crud Wizard: Hello, this is an interview with Eric Zero local San Francisco skateboarder.
Crud Wizard: How long have you been skateboarding?

Eric: I started skating when I was 6 years old and now I'm 46 ,so for about 40 years.

Crud Wizard: Do you know what your blood type is?

Eric: My blood type is A. It's A negative.

Crud Wizard: What's your biggest challenge ever?

Eric: I think the biggest challenge anyone can have is integrity. Setting rules in life some goals and beliefs and sticking to them. that's the biggest challenge.

Crud Wizard: Where did you grow up?

Eric: I'm a San Francisco native and I grew up in district 5, Haight Ashbury and I started skateboarding right here in the panhandle.

Crud Wizard: Eric went to the same school as me, but back then it was called Andrew Jackson now it's called New Traditions.

Crud Wizard: what is the hardest thing you'd ever done that had to do with skateboarding?

Eric: The first contest I've ever entered when I joined the marines back in 1982 and I entered a pro-amatuer contest and took 7th against the pros in flatland.

Crud Wizard: Was it a marines sponsored thing?

Eric: No it was actually sponsored by the Del Mar Skatepark.

Crud Wizard: What do you think my wrapping up question should be?

Eric: Have as much fun as you can.
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5 comments:

  1. cool interveiw dude! i've seen this guy around a bunch and i've always wondered what his deal was

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  2. Nice interview. You may already know, but you've got a write up in the current issue of Decibel with Iron Maiden on the cover! Pretty cool.

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  3. What an awesome interview. I always saw Eric skating in the Panhandle, but I didn't know who he was. Thanks for clueing me in about my own neighborhood!

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  4. Cool interview! And I agree, he didn't suck :P

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  5. Hey what's up. What kind of drama fall was that bro! hahahaha We spent a lot of time in that park, I'm a lifelong friend of Eric (40+ years) good to interview local folks, there is a lot of history all around you.

    Will

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