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?
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?
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?
Stretch or go cold?
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!