Lurker of the Month

Lurker of the Month

Exist Spotlight - Lurker of the Month

Lurker:  Louis Smith

  • Where are you originally from?
    • York, PA
  • How old are you?
    • Currently 21, but I’ll be 22 later this month.
  • How were you introduced to skateboarding?
    • It was a childhood friend.
  • How long have you been skating?
    • 12 years
  • Why are you still riding a stupid wooden toy?
    • I can’t stop. I’ve tried.
  • What’s your ideal setup/current set up?
    • 75, big wheels, Indy trucks, Mob grip.

  • Do you think you’ll ever lose kicklfips…. Like when you’re 68 or something?
    • It’s bound to happen one day.
  • What is it that motivates you?
    • Being better than the day before.
  • How long have you worked at Exist and what does the shop mean to you?
    • Since March of 2021, it’s my go to childhood shop
  • Switch or Nollie?
    • Switch
  • Tell us something we don’t know about you!
    • I make a mean bacon, egg, and cheese.  Exist – I think we need proof.
  • Where will you be in 10 years?
    • Hopefully building a brand and supporting the community.

  • Do you have any advice for anybody out there?
    • Spread love and acceptance, especially to yourself
  • Favorite Skate Video?
    • Pretty Sweet
  • Favorite Non-Skate Movie/Video?
    • Interstellar
  • What is the best thing you’ve seen at Reid?
    • It’s growth over the years.
  • What is the best trick you’ve done at Reid?
    • Kickflip over the death gap
  • Biggie or Pac?
    • Biggie
  • Stretch or go cold?
    • Stretch

  • Leave us with your favorite quote
    • Every man has two lives, and the second starts when he realizes he has just one. - Confucius
  • Wait…. Did you have anything else to say?
  • Appreciate you guys to the fullest!


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