Alex Peavey Interview
NC: Age, Hometown?
AP: I’m 18 years old, and I’m from Lakeland, Florida.
AP: I ride for 5 Star Skate Shop, Expedition One, and Circa.
NC: How long have you been skating?
AP: I’ve been skating roughly around 7 years.
NC: What’s the scene like in Lakeland?
AP: Mostly little kids now, it kinda died here, but they’re bringing it back.
NC: Is Andrew Reynolds Lakeland’s hometown hero?
AP: In my eyes, he’s one. Pat Steiner, Matt Dockery, Aaron Austin, and Danny Renaud as well.
NC: Do you remember your first board?
AP: A red Krown with Bam Margera griptape was my first board…haha.
NC: What else do you do with your time?
NC: What is more important…style, tech, gnar, creativity, or a combination of all of those?
AP: I believe style and creativity play the biggest roles. Everyone’s different.
NC: Stairs, Rails, Banks, Tranny, Ledges, Manual Pads…what’s your thing?
AP: Stairs, Rails, Tranny. In that order.
NC: How do you feel about the Ghetto Skate Facility shutting it’s doors?
AP: Pretty bummed. Great place and a good environment. Andre’ is a great guy. Things will turn up. I highly doubt we’ve seen the last of Ghetto Skate Facility!
NC: Do you have any favorite skaters, videos, etc.?
AP: I love Extremely Sorry, and Chichogof. I really like Colt Cannon and Jake Duncombe.
NC: Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
AP: In 5 years, I see myself still skating for sure. More friends, less haters. I just wanna make a name for myself. Just like Andrew did.
Filmed and Edited by Brandon DeJesus.