Second up to answer our almost searching string of firsts, is Plymouth’s Vert stalwart and chopper enthusiast Mark “Trawler” Lawer…
First time you were aware of skateboarding?
1975 I guess, Surfers in Newquay were on em’ early
First Skate video you saw?
Surf Movie on Projector screen with skateboarding tacked on the end!
First Pro board?
G&S stacey Peralta 2
First Skateboard hero?
First skate trip?
First British skate comp Watergate Bay Newquay 1977. Harrow and Rolling Thunder 78/79
First bad slam/injury?
Broken Collar Bone trying to find out if Kryptonics were as fast as people were saying!
First booze related mishap?
Didn’t drink much until I was 18, then it was mayhem for a few years there.
First album owned?
Probably an early Queen LP when it came out
First concert you went to?
The Stranglers, Men in Black tour
Kids in my street would piss me off at about age 8
3 years old…Bastard kids would put red berries down the handlebars of my tricycle in our cul-de-sac, bastards!
First thing you’d do if you knew the end of the world was around the corner?
Go out on my chopper to Prime skatepark for one last ride.