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Interview Spirit R. Herrington "Aka" Spearz , free bodyboarder from hawaii!

par Island Slalom Tour 9 Avril 2013, 20:27 INTERVIEW Bodyboard

Direction hawaii à la découverte d'un rider aussi à l'aise qu'en prone qu'en DK!Il ride juste pour le plaisir et fait quelques compétitions mais juste pour le fun!J'ai la joie de vous présenter Mister Spearz!

 

Could you describe you in few line?

 

Awesomeness wrapped up in a bundle. naha well its pretty hard to sum my self up in a few lines.. but I'd say I'm pretty random..yah never know what your gonna get from me. haaha anyhow well I'm really grounded in God for a person at my age. I love bodyboarding & skateboarding, traveling, learning, exploring, the ocean & new zones, camping. living life to the fullest

 

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When did you started bodyboarding and why?What do you prefer in bodyboarding! prone or Drop knee and Why?

 

 

I started bodyboarding seriously when I was about 12 years old. My 2 older brothers & there friends were heavy into it and being the younger bro I tagged along them so I sort of just fell into it & been in love with bodyboarding ever since. And the reason I bodyboard ? so many reasons... but I would have to say because feelings it brings to me is amazing & feel that I truly have found my passion in life, my destiny.. and I dont really prefer either D.k. or Prone over another to be honest. Yah I love doing both actually.. I even standup a little now & then. I feel also that being able to Dk & prone helps you alot .. having the option to do which one when it is needed for different situations & makes you as a rider more versatile

 

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Where do you live ! is it a good place?

 

 

Forsure.. yah it is. and I was born & raised In Hawaii ''aka'' " the big island". yaha so not much to explain there haha. but yah lots of rugged reef coast & slab type waves... but we also have other lots of variety of waves and terrains.

 

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What is your best result in contest?

 

 

Ive won first a few times in local contest's here at my homebreak Kawa. & just recently are team won 2nd place in the Dk wars, which featured Myself, Jimmy hutaff & my two older brothers and I also got 3rd for Solo in Dk wars once before. but other then that I havent really competed much. yah hopefully that will change soon.

 

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What is the craziest meal that you eat during a surf trip?

 

 

haha hmm ... I'd have to say cheeseburger from Mcdonalds. lol yah once at the end of a trip I was all out of money so I scraped together a bunch of pennies from micah mcmullin and my bros.. had just enough to buy me 1 cheeseburger. it was so super classic lol never forget it.

 

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Do you often ride skateboards?

 

 

 

yes.. I street skate and use to be into bombing hills but had a bad wipe out when i was younger so I stopped., but nothing real serious now days.. I just skate street & vert a bit... but thats only when the waves are flat usually or I'm feeling like it.

 

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Island Slalom Tour is a series of skateboarding contests on tiny french islands where nobody has ever skated! We are as Captain cook at Hawaii in 1600! Except we have now motor boats and concrete roads... What do you think about this?

 

 

thats super sick for the youth & feel like more places that are desolet like that should evolve & be involved in such epic sports as skateboarding its self, and not to mention bodyboarding. forsure

 

 

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What is your biggest Wipe Out?

 

Was at this spot on the North shore of Kauai when i was about 18. dropped into a solid 10fter and caught my rail at the bottom of the scoop & I ended getting sucked straight up the bowl & over the falls. was followed by a pretty mean hold down as well.

 

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One morning, you wake up ,You arrive in your kitchen and suddenly,you see a genius in wetsuit! He say:” Hey Andre, I can offer you 2 magic gifts if you give me a bottle of milk! What do you say?

 

 

haha get lost Hocus pocus & go milk a cow. haha

 

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If you had the choice between these situations:
A surf-Trip 9 months in Belgium
A domino-course of 3 weeks at Loudeac town in brittany
http://www.deltajeux.com/Jeux-de-domino.html
Locking-24h in a cage with a gorilla a bit edgy.
Which you choose and why?

 

 

 

I'd have to say the 9 month surf trip in belgium. just because I love to travel and never been to europe. and I can imagine there must be a unique scenic coast.

 

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How would you define a good session ?

 

 

 

every session is a good session in my opinion. but I have to really say, when you come in and your happy with yourself & your riding. thats all that matters.

 

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What do you think about annaelle challenge,IBA event?You will come?

 

I think its super sick that there holding a special event there & good for France and the promoting of Bodyboarding. and I would love love love to compete & be there but as of right now I'm very buisy with work & I probably will not be attending.

 

 

 


Do you have sponsors?

 

 

Yes. I've been riding for Custom X bodyboards, stickybumps wax, 662 Mob, Born & raised cloth for the past 6 years. and recently just picked up another boogie/ skate cloth sponsor called "illest".

 

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A last Word ?

 

 

Just want to say thank you for the publicity & for the interview. I really appreciate the oppurtunity & nice to see more promotion of Bodyboarding coming from around the world. Too epic. Mahalo & Aloha!

 

 


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