Anthony is another Englander imported into the U.S to ride for a very large list of sponsors. The kid has so much talent it is insane. An anonymous request was made to interview him, and I already wanted to get one, so we got it done. Let him know what you think in the comments.
DK, System Cycles supplies, Maxxis Tires, Etnies, Rockstar Energy Drinks, Aversion , Rampworx Skatepark.
Over the last year you really have had some big breaks with DK and your other sponsors, how crazy is it to think about that?
yeah man DK is awesome and its crazy that i am getting to travel so much and meeting new awesome people and riding a bunch!
Speaking of DK, how are things going with them? Any news of video parts, signature parts, trips, anything of that sort going on for you?
DK is going awesome i love being with DK everyone is awesome there, well except mitchell haha!
How about the rest of your sponsors? trips, videos, parts, etc?
well i just got done with a video for vital that should be up soon! and Etnies are doing a trip around the uk which should be awesome!
Last I heard you were living with Catfish, is that still going on or what are you doing now?
yeah when i am in Dayton, Ohio i live with him, he helps me out lots! especially helping me order at restaurants haha
“Contest Season” is coming up fast, do you plan on going to many contests or just being a chiller and filming a bunch?
contest season is coming quick! i am riding nass in a couple of weeks then fly out for dew tour first stop the day after! should be awesome! im real excited! i want to get out to CA and ride with my buddy Kevin Kiraly.
Do you have any web videos in the works at all?
i just finished a web video for vital should be up soon!
Who have you been riding with mostly these days?
i have been home for a little while so i have been riding with my friends Lewis, Zack, Tom! they are awesome =]
I am convinced you have rubber arms and legs, how the hell do you get your inverts and everything so clicked!?
nah sorry no rubber legs for me maybe if i did i wouldnt of twisted my knee today at the park! but i dont know how i do them i guess i just do it! haha
What are some other tricks you have been working on lately?
Quad whips haha! i have been just been having lots of fun lately man progressing in diferent ways 🙂
What trick has given you the most trouble?
well the trick that gave me the most trouble i can actaully do now! it took me about 6 years to learn turndowns haha!
Where are some of your favorite places you have had the chance to ride since you got over here to the U.S?
mesh skatepark is awesome ! and CA there are so many good outdoor parks there!
Where are some places you would like to ride?
Do you ever feel like because your sponsored you have a lot of pressure to learn new tricks and do stuff that could get you hurt?
My sponsors don’t put pressure on me to learn new tricks! i learn what i think is going to be fun an feel good to do!
What do you think about the current trend of shit talking on the internet annonymously?
I HATE IT SO MUCH
If you could change anything about BMX what would you change and why?
The shit talking!
What would you be doing if you never got into BMX?
probably working as a carpenter somewhere
What are some things you like to do outside of BMX?
Build ramps and do woodwork! listen to music hang out with friends!
I doubt your working at all right now but what kinds of jobs have you had in the past?
im a fully qualified carpenter and i worked for my dad decorating business! Watkinsons decorators represent! haha
What is one of the craziest experiences in your life time?
Las Vegas was pretty crazy!
If you could have 3 wishes, what would you ask for?
A USA visa
a healed knee and foot
some ice cream right now
What would be the very first thing you would buy if you won the lottery and why?
the best skatepark ever ! for all my friends from around the world to ride it!
What is the alcoholic drink of choice?
Rockstar and Vodka ofcourse 😛
What is one meal you could never get sick of?
What are some bands you are into? Any you think people have to check out?
man i listen to so many things! right now in my playlist is kanye west, lost prophets , fat joes new album and Kriss kross hahaha
What are some of your favorite movies?
napolian dynamite, etnies forward, grounded, system
What are some things you would like to accomplish in the next few years?
A usa visa
What is the key to picking up American chicks?
a english accent works for me haha!
What is the best advice you have ever received?
“dont put yourself down, everyone else will do that for you”
Do you have any shout outs or thanks?
thanks so everyone at DK, thanks to pete at etnies , jeana at maxxis, Rockstar and rampworx skatepark, like to thank james hitchox for everything he did for me and also Grampa!
Anything else you would like to say?
KYLE CARLSON KYLE CARLSON KYLE CARLSON! (he asked me to mention him for publicity) 🙂
thanx bmx union