Though, every day we’re seruounded by people rarely do we have time to get to know them. In the last year I’ve made it a point to get to know some of those people around me. I have found some interesting things… It’s dope to meet people who are living the dream. To sleep, breath and eat what you love doesn’t come without sacrifice…Werd!
Photography by Matt Roy
TWIT: Your name?
AB: Abe Bethel
TWIT: Do you know the Meaning of your last name?
TWIT: What’s your set up change from?
AB: I’ve gone from 7.75 to 8.12
TWIT: What wheels you roll on? Size?
AB: HellONWheels 50” or 52”
TWIT: Does size matter?
AB: Hell yeah, meng!
TWIT: How often do you go through boards?
AB: Every one to two weeks.
TWIT: 3 favorite skaters?
AB: Koston, Carroll, Tom Penny, Reynolds
TWIT: Times you almost quit skating?
AB: When life gets in the way!
TWIT: What’s skating for you?
AB: Lifestyle, fun.
TWIT: You skate Regular or Goofy?
TWIT: What was your worst injury?
AB: I broke my ankle and knee!
TWIT: How did you feel? What went through your head?
AB: Devastated (with a face of horror) It was the worst pain I ever felt. I felt like I didn’t eat enough that day…
TWIT: How long did it take you to roll again?
AB: 11 months!
TWIT: Not counting your injury what’s the longest you’ve been off the board? Why?
AB: A week! Because of life!
I skate for fun!
Smooth ground makes me want to skate fast & flip my board!
TWIT: What gets you hyped or psyched to skate?
AB: Coffee and the homies!!
TWIT: What’s your first go to warm up trick?
AB: No comply’s, 180 ollie!
TWIT: What’s your go to trick over all?
AB: Nose Blunt all day homie!
My favorite run is I don’t run!
Trick I struggle with so many: Back Smiths on Tranny & my nemesis the switch heel! flip.
TWIT: 3 favorite spots in Miami?
Ab: MIA Skate Park, Grove Skate Park and any filming spot with the homies! Hell yeah!
TWIT: 3 favorite skate parks?
AB: Man for me, all parks are fun!
TWIT: Favorite skater in Miami
AB: MIA skate Team
I get sketch out when I wake up!
I’m sponsored by fun!
Sneakers are my favorite.
TWIT: What’s your shoe pet-peeve?
AB: Got to have a white sole.
Getting old is like fine wine…
If I weren’t afraid I would Skydive.
One thing to know about me: I was born in Spain. (on a naval base) Rota navy Base. In Rota, Spain.
I look up to Success and motivated people.
TWIT: Do you have any pets?
People are like friends and family.
I will never, say never.
If I wasn’t a skater I would be DEAD!
TWIT: Do you have a favorite band or group?
AB: I mainly like HIPHOP and Oldies & classic’s
TWIT: Do you have other interest outside of Skating?
AB: When I’m not skating I like chilling with my GIRL!
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