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Tuesday, January 24, 2012


Amateur Combi Pool Party: Cason Kirk Interview

Cason Kirk Photo Deckcrafters
Amateur Combi Pool Party: Cason Kirk Interview

Cason Kirk is from Atlantic Beach Florida and is used to competitive skateboarding since he was 12. If you Google his name, you’ll see that most of the times he lands on the podium. Among people that inspire him are Peter Hewitt, Josh Mattson, Kevin Kowalsi and Allysha Bergado… Although this one was easy: who doesn’t like Allysha? Cason is also on the Ams Combi Pool Party 2012 and we asked him the following questions…

isTia.Tv: When did you start skateboarding? Cason Kirk: I started skating when I was 9 years old at Skatelab Florida. Skatelab had everything you needed to learn tricks, miniramps, bowl, street and vert

Vans Combi

isTia.Tv: What is your specialty? Cason Kirk: I'm known for Madonnas and I make a mean string bean casserole

isTia.Tv: When was your first skate contest? Cason Kirk: I was around 10 years old I think

isTia.Tv: Hometown / Where do you live? Cason Kirk: I live in Atlantic Beach, Florida, its about a 30 second walk to the beach and a 30 second skate to the skatepark

isTia.Tv: What are your favorite places to skate? Cason Kirk: Atlantic Beach skatepark, Skatelab FL RIP, Temple Pool & unnamed backyard pools in Jax.

isTia.Tv: Where do you skate? Cason Kirk: I skate at AB everyday

Cason Kirk during the Combi 2011 Photo Brandon Wong
isTia.Tv: How many hours do you skate a day? Cason Kirk: I skate or surf as much as I can but I do have to go to school.

isTia.Tv: How were your parents involved with skateboarding? Cason Kirk: My parents built a rad mini ramp in my backyard & they fund my trips.

isTia.Tv: Do you have Sponsors? Cason Kirk: Type-S Wheels, Bern, Sunrise Surf Shop, Deckcrafters

isTia.Tv: What are you gonna do to train for the AM Combi Pool Party? Cason Kirk: I'll probably just get a few tips from Buck

isTia.Tv: Who do you see in the Podium at the Combi Pool this year? Cason Kirk: Chris Russell for sure if he skates

isTia.Tv: Have you participated at the Am Pool Party before and what was your ranking? Cason Kirk: yeah last year I got 6th

isTia.Tv: Have you ever been injured while skatin? Cason Kirk: I've been knocked out and broken my wrist and my foot

isTia.Tv: What have you done in the past 3 months? Cason Kirk: Surfing, skateboard and school

isTia.Tv: What were the last contests you did? Cason Kirk: The last contest I did was King of Crete in Orlando

isTia.Tv: What was your best contest of the year? Cason Kirk: Florida Bowlriders this past year was really fun. I had a ton of people from all over staying at my house.

isTia.Tv: List your favorite music bands? Cason Kirk: Agent Orange, Vandals, Bad Religion, Slayer

isTia.Tv: Goals for 2012? Cason Kirk: Make the popular page on Instagram and to skateboard as much as possible

isTia.Tv: Shout outs: Cason Kirk: Thanks to Buck Smith, Sergie Ventura, Josh Walker, Chuck Hults, the crew at Sunrise Surf Shop, Marty Ramos, Brian Christenson and Black Tape.
Thanks so much, I'll see you at the Combi. Cason

Good luck for the Vans Amateur Combi Pool Party 2012!

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