Skateboarder Lea Taylor
Official sponsor for Emily The Strange Skateboarding Team
Name: Lea A. Taylor
Hometown: Cocoa Beach FL
Occupation: Student / Pro Skateboarder
Started Competing: 4 or 5 years ago
Turned Pro: 2008
Favored Discipline: Vert / Bowl
#1 Sponsor: Emily The Strange, Hoopla Skateboards, 187 Pads, Sambazon, Bones Wheels & Bearings
Stance: Regular Skateboarding Style and Strengths: Skateboard fast, Bowl and Vert!
Favorite / Signature Skateboarding Tricks: Upside down in the cradle at Cocoa Beach Skatepark, hands behind my back. I love the speed you need to get that high and the feeling of this trick.
How old are you?
How long have you been skating? Surfing?
What are your favorite tricks/ maneuvers?
Gay Twist, Japan Air
Regular or goofy footed?
Do you skate barefoot?
Sometimes, so fun!
What are your favorite things to do other than skating and surfing?
Soccer, Tennis, Golf
What might you say to a girl who is having a hard time ‘fitting in’?
Be yourself, stay focused on what is good for you. Be kind to others.
Why do girls rule?
We are the future Ladies and Mothers!
Name some of your favorite bands:
Jack Johnson, Green Day, Killers
What do you have in common with Emily the Strange?
Be yourself, doesn’t care what people think, she likes cats
Read any books lately?
North of Beautiful
What’s your favorite movie you have seen?
Secret Life of Bee’s
What’s the strangest thing ever to happen to you?
How about when my Dad fell asleep at the Airport and we missed our connection!
What’s it like having 2 pro skateboarder brothers?
Pretty Cool most of the time!
What’s your favorite website?
Besides Emily The Strange, I guess Facebook!
Do you tweet? If so, who do you follow?
Not yet, maybe in the future!
What does ‘Be all you can’t be” mean to you?
Do you still wear skirts when skating? Shoes?
Do you watch TV?
What’s your favorite subject in school?
Raw, lightly brown, or char broiled marshmallows?
What inspires you?
Live each day to the fullest.
What do you like about Emily the strange?
Punk or classic rock?
Depends on my mood, but I like both!!
Do you like skating in contests?
What motivates you to kick so much ass?
It depends on what I’m doing, I’m playing Soccer, you have to win every play for the team to win, Skateboarding and Surfing is about my line in life!
Describe you best skate session ever.
Skateboarding with the Pros anytime anywhere, but the YMCA Encinitas will always be in my Heart!
Describe your dream skate session.
Perfect concrete Bowl at the Perfect Point Break!!
If you could be in any movie or TV show, what would it be and why?
Saturday Night Live!!
What types of food do you like best?
If you could take a trip anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
Hawaii, get some Surf!!
If you could bring back someone from the dead, who would it be?
What do you think of clowns?