The Friday Interview – Top 5s With Chad Kerley

Chad Kerley has been on fire lately--getting bumped up to Nike 6.0 pro, traveling to contests all over the world, dropping insane video parts...he’s really doing it big right now. Here’s a list of top 5s from Chad including riders he’s stoked on, favorite foods, places to chill, traveling, and more...

Name: Chad Kerley
Age: 17
Location: San Diego, CA
Sponsors: Premium BMX, Nike 6.0, Dan’s Comp

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180 Barspin - Photo by Fat.

5 Best things about being a pro rider at 17:
Traveling
Meeting new people.
Riding with the dudes I look up to.
The amazing opportunities.
I get to live my dream.

5 Great things about where I grew up:
The weather.
Good schools to ride.
Clairemont Skatepark
Mexican food.
Good vibes.

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5 Essential items when I travel:
Phone & Charger
Bike
Clothes
Toothbrush
iPod

5 Favorite spots to ride:
Clairemont Skatepark
My backyard.
Ledges in an alley by my house.
OB Skatepark
Dennis Enarson’s backyard.

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Tuck to Fakie - Photo by Fat.

5 Riders I’m stoked on:
Dennis Enarson
Garrett Reynolds
Sean Sexton
Nathan Williams
Alex Kennedy

5 Favorite movies:
Friday
Next Friday
Friday After Next
Pineapple Express
Superbad

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Hop Whip - Photo by Fat.

5 Favorite rap artists:
Lil Wayne
Wiz Khalifa
Curren$y
Big Sean
Drake

5 Last people I called:
Bree
Matt
Dad
Mom
Sean

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No-Hander - Photo by Fat.

5 Favorite foods:
Pasta
California Burrito
Adobada tacos..
Mac & Cheese
Chicken wings.

5 Most fun tricks to do:
Table
No hander
Busdriver
Bar to X
Icepick

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270 Table - Photo by Fat.

5 Places I want to travel to:
Barcelona
Israel
London
Bahamas
Hawaii

5 Spots to chill (not ride):
Bree’s house.
Dennis’ house.
Vinnie’s house.
Mall
Movies

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Flair - Photo by Fat.

5 Best video parts:
Garrett’s Nike part.
Dennis’ Demolition part.
Christian Rigal & Connor Lodes Demolition split part.
Josh Harrington’s End Search part.
Nathan Williams’ United part.

5 Most recent purchases:
Pretzel with cheese.
Strawberry Julep
Vitamin Water
iPod Shuffle
McGriddle

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Hop Whip - Photo by Fat.

5 Pros I looked up to when I started riding:
Dennis Enarson
Garrett Reynolds
Edwin De La Rosa
Nigel Sylvester
Mike Aitken

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