Brightons Louis Cooper has just come back from a period of traveling around Asia, as you’ll probably be aware if you paid attention to the blogs he supplied us with from the early stages of his travels.
Anyway, we caught up with the recently returned Louis to get his Last Orders, though he was presumably typing one handed due to a rather untimely elbow breakage on ‘Go Skateboarding Day’…
Drink you ordered :Snake Bite Black, Brighton style
Person you spoke to: Rosie Meyer – We traveled round Asia together.
Trick you filmed: Hardflip 5-0 in Oxford
Photo you shot: Switch Frontside flip over the sugar rush gap – Chris Johnson
Thing you skated in your hometown: The battered old level.
Level session: Friday hip sessions
Country you visited: Bali in Indonesia
Place you didn’t want to leave: Bali in Indonesia
Skate event you travelled to: Oxford/Manchester eS games of skate
Trick you learnt: Nollie bs 360 shuvs – curtosy of James Kilpatrick
Trick you lost: No Comply fs shuvs
Book you read: Jack Kaeroac – ‘On the road’
Time you were outraged: Breaking my elbow this weekend.
Piece of advice you received: Go to hospital
Album you bought: Coldcut
Song you sang along to: MGMT – Kids
Film you watched and enjoyed: City of Men
Thing you missed about home whilst on your travels: Peanut Butter, Marmite, Classic Pint, Cheddar Cheese, Bagels, Own Bed, Fridges, Mates, Baked Beans – This list could go on…
Skate video you watched from start to finish: Baghead Flats
Website visited: www.dontpaniconline.co.uk – job hunting
Clip watched on YouTube: World record Belly Flop – Check it out!
Skateboarder who impressed you: Ben Nordberg
Time you said “never again”: Some awful hangover in Thailand sounds about right.
Item of importance that you lost: One of my hats – was nicked by some locals drive by in bail straight of my head, tried chasing but there was no chance.
Time you feared for your life: Down those Vietnamese army tunnels – had a bit of an athsma/panic attack in the dark and hot tunnels.
Louis section from ‘Cheese on Tape’ (2006)
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