Our weekly interview crosses the border into Wales today, as Kill City am and Vans flow roider Jake Collins gives you his insiders guide to the city of Newport!
Read on, and check out Jake getting to grips with a ghetto Welsh mini at the bottom of the page…
Best breakfast spot: The Pot Cafe
Best form of transportation: Well, as I don’t drive I scab lift off my buttys.
Best skate shop: Freestyle Skate Store for sure.
Best non skate shop: This little place just out side of Newport called Risca, there come funny people there (Sam Pulley…)
Best local band: GLC (Goldie Lookin’ Chain brufff)
Best local video: Porno Paul’s Dirty Skateboard Movie!
Best local section: Darryl Cashman in Porno Paul’s Dirty Skateboard Movie
Best skate spot – back in the day: Urmmm…there was none, haha.
Best skate spot – present: Opel Hubba, pretty bang tidy.
Best undercover spot: Cambrian carpark. Aahaha.
Best skatepark – back in the day: Skate Extreme, God bless!
Best park – present: Newport Bowl, butt.
Best bar: LE PUB!
Best nightclub: They’re all shit, haha.
Best restaurant: Frankie and Benny’s – that shit’s tight.
Best slang phrase: Well, there are loads but the one I think is the most funny is “don’t make me put your face in the other side of your mates face now!”
Best point of local interest/tourist must see: The transpoter bridge, because it’s one of the two that are in the U.K.
Best local celebrity: Lee Dainton of “The Dirty Jackass”.
Best thing about living in Newport: How funny the place is.
Jake Collins and Sam Pulley hit up some Welsh metal: