King of the Road 2015: Team Profiles


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Aaron Homoki
Follow on instagram @aaronjawshomoki

aka: Jaws
Age: 26
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Sponsors: Birdhouse, Dekline, Asphalt Yacht Club, Indy, Bones, Bronson, Neff, Bro Style, Swappow.com, Fred Water, Footprint Insoles, Glassy
Status: Pro
KOTR Experience: 2013 & 2014 winner with Birdhouse
Strengths: Best drop skater of all time, weird and gross
Weaknesses: Manuals
Verdict: Death from above!
 
 
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Clive Dixon
Follow on instagram @dixonormous

aka: Clyde
Age: 23
Hometown: Cocoa Beach, FL
Sponsors: Birdhouse, Thunder, Spitfire, Skatepark of Tampa, The Goodworth
Status: Amateur
KOTR Experience: 2013 & 2014 winner with Birdhouse
Strengths: rail, stair, ledge, babes
Weaknesses: Still not pro
Verdict: Blondes have more fun
 
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Clint Walker
Follow on instagram @theclintorous

aka: The Clintorous
Age: 26
Hometown: Atlus, OK
Sponsors: Birdhouse, Indy, Pig, Bronson, The Goodworth, Active
Status: Pro
KOTR Experience: 2013 & 2014 winner with Birdhouse
Strengths: Full time road dog
Weaknesses: A rock and a hard place
Verdict: MVP "Dude!"
 
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Mike Davis
Follow on instagram @mikedavisssssss

aka: Milky Mike
Age: 25
Hometown: Portland, OR
Sponsors: Birdhouse, Independent, Bones, Nike, Matix, Diamond, Nixon, Stance
Status: Amateur
KOTR Experience: 2013 & 2014 winner with Birdhouse
Strengths: Manuals, levelheadedness
Weaknesses: An am who is also a man
Verdict: That switch tré tho!
 
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Ben Raybourn
Follow on instagram @choadped

aka: Choad
Age: 23
Hometown: Rosenberg, TX
Sponsors: Birdhouse, Nike, Indy, Bones, Bronson, Plague Hardware, Dakine, CCS
Status: Pro
KOTR Experience: 2013 & 2014 winner with Birdhouse
Strengths: Transition both weird and wacky
Weaknesses: Ledge tech
Verdict: Dancing on the ceiling
 
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Adam Mills
Videographer
Follow on instagram @millsfilm

aka: Mills
Age: 28
Hometown: Pensacola, FL
Status: Masterlenseman
KOTR Experience: 2013 & 2014 winner with Birdhouse
Strengths: Title holder
Weaknesses: sunburn
Verdict: Retire on top
 
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Ryan Lovell
Videographer
Follow on instagram @ryan_lovell

aka: Lovell
Age: 30
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Status: Masterlenseman
KOTR Experience: 2010 with Etnies, Lakai 2011 (Won)
Strengths: Propeller alum
Weaknesses: Midwest manners
Verdict: Rolling long
 
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Chris Rooney
Photographer
Follow on instagram @rhino

aka: Rhino
Age: Younger than Phelps
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Status: Masterlenseman, Indy TM
KOTR Experience: Black Label 2007, Nike 2010 (Won), Nike 2011, Creature 2012, Real 2013 and Flip 2014
Strengths: Clean living, spot knowledge
Weaknesses: Bulldogs
Verdict: Fuck the rest
 
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Jerome Case
Team Manager
Follow on instagram @sweetjerome

aka: The Damaja
Age: 33
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Status: TM
KOTR Experience: 2013 & 2014 winner with Birdhouse
Strengths: Cool, calm, collected
Weaknesses: Spread thin
Verdict: Dynasty builder



 
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Blake Carpenter
Follow on instagram @blakecarpenter

aka: Spring Blake
Age: 23
Hometown: Flagler Beach, FL
Sponsors: Toy Machine, Nike, Independent, Bronson, Pig, Bro Style
Status: Pro
KOTR Experience: Toy Machine 2012
Strengths: switch, rails, that tech shit
Weaknesses: Blay Lay
Verdict: Full-time shotgun
 
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Billy Marks
Follow on instagram @billy_marks

aka: Dirty Bill
Age: 33
Hometown: Corona, CA
Sponsors: Toy Machine, Filament, Thunder, Pig wheels, Mob Grip, Bones Swiss Bearings and Active
Status: Pro
KOTR Experience: Toy Machine 2006
Strengths: Gap to…
Weaknesses: Personal hobbies
Verdict: Now or never, Bill
 
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Daniel Lutheran
Follow on instagram @daniellutheran

aka: Dan Lu
Age: 26
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Sponsors: Toy Machine, Vans, Vans apparel, Pig wheels, Independent, Bronson, Stance, Active, BZ Boardshop
Status: Pro
KOTR Experience: Vans 2011, Toy Machine 2012
Strengths: 50-50s, PMA
Weaknesses: Juggalettes
Verdict: "Ah, for sure!"
 
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Axel Cruysberghs
Follow on instagram @axelcrusher

aka: Axel Crusher
Age: 21
Hometown: Poperinge, Belgium
Sponsors: Toy Machine, New Balance, Independent, Pig, Volcom, Skull Candy, Red Bull, Electric and SBQ Skateshop
Status: Flow
KOTR Experience: None
Strengths: Euro-gaps
Weaknesses: American thighs
Verdict: Wünderbar!
 
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Collin Provost
Follow on instagram @the_foot_soldier

aka: Spider
Age: 25
Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
Sponsors: Toy Machine, Emerica, Volcom, Thunder, Spitfire, Hard Luck, Happy Hour Shades, Psockadelic and Active
Status: Pro
KOTR Experience: Toy Machine 2012
Strengths: bank to bars, tranny, bumps
Weaknesses: carcass tossing
Verdict: Fully Gold
 
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Ryan Lee
Videographer
Follow on instagram @ryanree

aka: Ry Ree
Age: 19
Hometown: Hermosa Beach, CA
Status: Juniorlenseman
KOTR Experience: None
Strengths: Punctuality
Weaknesses: untested
Verdict: The record button is red
 
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Jon Holland
Videographer
Follow on instagram @jon__holland

aka: J-5
Age: 40+ Club
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Status: Masterlenseman
KOTR Experience: None
Strengths: Done it all
Weaknesses: 20 years at transworld
Verdict: Crossover!
 
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Joe Hammeke
Photographer
Follow on instagram @ham_n_cheese

aka: Hambone
Age: 43
Hometown: Burbank, CA
Status: Masterlenseman, Z-Flex TM
KOTR Experience: Circa 2010, Vans 2011, Damaged the Book in 2013
Strengths: P-Stone stories
Weaknesses: Shotgun cocktails
Verdict: Bone Zone!
 
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Mike Sinclair
Team Manager
Follow on instagram @mike_sinclair_

aka: Big Pink
Age: Early 40’s
Hometown: Durham, NC
Status: TM
KOTR Experience: Dekline 2011 (last place), 2012 Toy Machine
Strengths: Master motivator, the budget's not fucked
Weaknesses: The sizzle
Verdict: "Get it, dummy!"



 
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Raven Tershy
Follow on instagram @raventershy

aka: Big Couch
Age: 23
Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
Sponsors: Chocolate, Lakai, Spitfire, Ace, Diamond, Monster, Skate Works
Status: Pro
KOTR Experience: Lakai 2011 (Injured, along for the ride), Chocolate 2013
Strengths: Barefootedness, tranny
Weaknesses: Ledges, thuggin'
Verdict: Lee Ralph's Revenge
 
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Justin Eldridge
Follow on instagram @justineldridge

aka: Eldy
Age: 32
Hometown: Saugus, CA
Sponsors: Chocolate, Royal, Diamond, Val Surf
Status: Pro
KOTR Experience: Chocolate 2013
Strengths: Flat bar, ledge, technicalities
Weaknesses: those old bones
Verdict: Justin case!
 
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Johnny Jones
Follow on instagram @johnny_jones

aka: JoJo
Age: 19
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Sponsors: Chocolate, Lakai, Fourstar, Royal, Spitfire, Mainline Skateshop
Status: Flow
KOTR Experience: None
Strengths: Nothing to lose
Weaknesses: New-new
Verdict: Flow to pro?
 
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Elijah Berle
Follow on instagram @earlberle

aka: Earl
Age: 21
Hometown: Santa Monica, CA
Sponsors: Chocolate, Vans, Spitfire, Independent, Rip City
Status: Pro
KOTR Experience: Vans 2011, Chocolate 2013
Strengths: Classic moves
Weaknesses: Lost in Malibu
Verdict: Berle-y
 
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Stevie Perez
Follow on instagram @stevieperez

aka: Flaco
Age: 25
Hometown: North Hollywood, CA
Sponsors: Chocolate, Lakai, Spitfire, Thunder, Val Surf
Status: Pro
KOTR Experience: Chocolate 2013
Strengths: ATV shredder
Weaknesses: Laying nest
Verdict: Wake up and bust!
 
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Daniel Wheatley
Videographer
Follow on instagram @danielwheatley

aka: Big Wheat
Age: 27
Hometown: Oviedo, FL
Status: Masterlenseman
KOTR Experience: Chocolate 2013
Strengths: Height, lip lock, the social network
Weaknesses: Wife at home
Verdict: The air up there
 
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Federico Vitetta
Videographer
Follow on instagram @the_italian_one

aka: Feds
Age: Like a fine wine
Hometown: Milan, Italy
Status: Masterlenseman
KOTR Experience: None
Strengths: Hella steady
Weaknesses: When the passion takes over
Verdict: La dolce vita!
 
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Sam Muller
Photographer
Follow on instagram @sammuller

aka: Muller
Age: 25
Hometown: Hollywood, CA
Status: Masterlenseman
KOTR Experience: None
Strengths: F-stops, grace, H-Wood connects
Weaknesses: Ibiza
Verdict: A vacation from his vacation
 
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Sam Smyth
Team Manager
Follow on instagram @samsklub

aka: Mac Res
Age: 39
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Status: Talent Manager
KOTR Experience: Girl 2004, Lakai 2011 (Won)
Strengths: Spittin' lyrics, OG status
Weaknesses: Sandwiches, thuggin'
Verdict: Bringin' the title back home
 
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