Matt Melo

 

 

Age: 21

Location: St Croix Falls WI

Set-up:  Glue Factory 8.5, Indy low 149′s,Bones 56mm,Redz.

Stance: Regs

Any hook ups? No

Where do you usually skate?   Chisago,wyoming,st.croix skateparks and Downtown.

How did you get into skateboarding? Just kinda got on a board one day and realized that that it is what I wanted to do with my life.

Who are your main influences? Jake OE, Jonas, Joe Sexton.

What’s your food of choice for skating? Peanut Butter sandwiches. Vitamin Water. Mtn Dew.

What do you do outside of skateboarding? Snowboard, Play guitar, hang out with friends, anything fun to pass the time.

What music have you been listening to lately? Jacques Dutronc, The builders and the butchers, Arcade Fire, Edward Sharpe and the magnetic zeros, The Shins, Dr Dog, Dead Medow, Graveyard, Stoned Jesus, Black Sabbath etc..

Are you a morning person or a night owl? Both I dont sleep much. It sucks….

What’s your favorite thing about the Midwest? All the spots and cool people that come from here. I really cant see myself  living anywhere else. I love it here.

What goals do you have? To keep skating and snowboarding and having fun doing it as long as I possibly can, and basically to stay with the industry for as long as I can with out getting burnt out on the scene.

Last words or shout outs?  #thatssoskatetour, Jon Stark, Jake Moore, Jeff Gabrick Riley and the 1817 Gang, Josh Star, TJ Antisdel, Trollhaugen, Jessica Beaumont, Sketchy Kev, Dre Day, Nate Bryant, Ben Buse, Don, RIP WIZARDS

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