19, British, student and skater
How long have you been skating?
How has the skate scene evolved in Dubai?
When I started, there was only a handful of skaters, and now it’s grown into a whole movement.
Deathwish Skateboards and Palace Skateboards.
Where do you shop?
Rage mostly, then sometimes at H&M, Vans, Adidas, Nike and Zara.
Where do you hang out?
Girders in JBR.
Best places to skate in Dubai?
Business Bay skatepark. It has a good atmosphere, is really laid back and there’s no pressure. Also Deira Fountains, just because of the history. It’s been a landmark in the Dubai skate scene for nearly a decade.
Best skate tunes?
JUNIP, Kendrick Lamar, Gnarls Barkley, Michael Jackson, Sam & Dave, The Cardigans, Band Of Horses, Cam’Ron, Group Home, Ambulance Ltd.
Best skating travel destination?
Barcelona and anywhere in the US that’s played a big part in skateboarding, such as LA and NYC.
Favourite skate movie?
Baker Has A Deathwish, Menikmati, A Love Supreme.
Nollie heelflip. All day. Errday.
Hat, Dhs120, Volcom; Sunglasses, Dhs55, Emerica; Top, Dhs400, Shades of Grey at West LA Boutique; Shorts, Dhs540, Brooklyn Sinistar at West LA Boutique; Sneakers, Dhs325, Volcom; Skateboard, Dhs920, Deathwish.