The currently couch/bed/chair ridden Ben Nordberg has undeniably had a pretty hectic year – see what he's made of it all below in the first of our 'Best Of 2009' interviews.

Check back next weekend for another recap of the past twelve months!

Top 3 skaters of 2009?

David Gonzales

Luan Oiveira

Louie Lopez!

Top 3 videos of 2009?

Flip 'Extremely Sorry'

Nike SB 'Debacle'

Alien vid “Mind Field"

Top 3 trips of 2009?

California - both times.


Wangle Tangle

Top 3 events of 2009?

War of the Roses


Phoenix am.

Top 3 non skating pass-times of 2009?

Guitar Hero



Top 3 quotes of 2009?

"I think it's time for Clipper Ledge on my Rolex" - Appleyard

"We should treat ourselves to some flamin' yon" - Appleyard

"I'm going to throw a hot thowww!" - Powley

Top 3 skaters to watch out for in 2009?

Jasper King-Harman

Joe Haddock!

Nic Powley...

Top 3 things you were stoked on doing in 2009?

Going to America.

Being in the Flip vid.

Getting on Flip!

Top 3 things you never got round to doing in 2009?

Learning to drive.

Not enough golf!

Going to a basketball game!

Top 3 aims for 2010?

Get my leg better.

Shoot some interviews.

Film for a video part.

Ben Nordberg and Nicky Howells at Bath Skatepark - July 2009.