Rick McCrank Answers More of Your Questions!

Posted April 26, 2006 by éS

Name: P-Reazy
City: Lakewood, California
Question: Man, your latest shoe, the Anti-Social, is nice. Why did you name it that?
Answer: That's the name of my skate shop and gallery.

Name: Adam C.
City: Peterborough, New Hampshire.
Question: Where can I send you my portfolio / sponsor me tape / resume / application for a job at Anti-Social?
Answer: You have to live in Vancouver and be a cool dude.

Name: Derick S.
City: Marion, Illinois
Question: One of my friends is opening a skate shop. As a skate shop owner yourself, what advice would you give him?
Answer: Don't expect to get paid, do it for the love and learn what you can.

Name: Drew
City: Boring Durham, Connecticut
Question: How do you break in a shoe to get it ready to skate?
Answer: I twist them around and stomp on 'em…then skate!

Name: Kevin
City: The Netherlands
Question: How do you get a high-popped Ollie? Do you need muscles, technique or something else?
Answer: Technique, muscles and a little natural ability.

Name: Robert T.
City: Lincoln, Nebraska
Question: Is there a reason you don't make your music available to the public on a CD?
Answer: I just play music for a hobby.

Name: Kirk H.
City: Huntington Beach, California
Question: Where did you get the inspiration for the Anti-Social? It looks very similar to a shoe I designed and sent in to éS a year or two back. I'm not pointing any fingers. I'm just curious about this coincidence.
Answer: The footwear designers at éS proposed it and I helped design it.

Name: Rick A.
City: Solon, Ohio
Question: What's your favorite thing to skate when you are warming up?
Answer: Anything but stairs.

Name: Chris
City: Squamish, B.C.
Question: Do you try to help out everyone on the Anti-Social team? Who on the team is coming up?
Answer: All of them.

Name: Jimmy H.
City: Hamilton, Ohio
Question: Hey McCrank, you are my favorite skateboarder. How much would it cost to have you do a demo at Sessions skatepark?
Answer: Free, if I was in the area and not busy.

Name: Sam
City: Stroud, England
Question: Sometimes, I prefer cruising on my board, as opposed to staying at as spot and trying a trick. Do you feel the same?
Answer: Yes, for sure.

Name: Hamish R.
City: Sydney, Australia
Question: What set-up do you ride?
Answer: A Girl McCrank deck, Thunder trucks and Momentum wheels.

Name: Hamish R.
City: Sydney, Australia
Question: Do you like to skate in Australia?
Answer: I love Australia. I like to hang in Melbourne.

Name: Khristian
City: Merrit Island, Florida
Question: What is the latest trick you've been working on?
Answer: Muscle regeneration.

Don't ask any more questions. The interview is over.

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There's 22 responses to "Rick McCrank Answers More of Your Questions!"

  1. mccrank is the best

    Tobi Posted: 8 years ago
  2. must be feeling old now that koston left

    kostonsdabomb! Posted: 8 years ago
  3. What a chilla...

    solidsk8 Posted: 8 years ago
  4. i think the pros sould answer more puestions

    (right now i wanna go filming but there s nobodey who could film me, damn)

    moeminator Posted: 8 years ago
  5. mccrank is wack he loks so funny

    Wouter2005 Posted: 8 years ago
  6. His skating is so awesome. Why don't they answer my questions??!! I hope they do these questions more often.

    Wes H. Posted: 8 years ago
  7. I love the new words you guys make up, like "puestions" and "loks."

    garry Posted: 8 years ago
  8. Wouter, why do think he's "wack"? I mean, aside from his looks and the way he acts around people, I could see why you could consider him "wack". However, if you've ever seen the Yeah Right! video or even the Menikmati video, then I'm sure you'd change your perception about Mr. McCrank up there. He's a cool dude. He dosen't follow any fashion trends, nor does he have any preference when it comes to skateboarding. He's an all around awesome guy.

    Mikey Posted: 8 years ago
  9. Oh man, I wanted to ask him about ottawa

    arrgh

    taekwondave Posted: 8 years ago
  10. Yea ive been waiting for these questions to be answered and finally they are here. Anyways that board is awesome on Rick McCrank's back. Haha

    peter Posted: 8 years ago
  11. McCrank is an awesome skater and an even cooler person. Also, the Anti-Social is a kick ass shoe.

    Josh P. Posted: 8 years ago
  12. yeah Crankers is the best when you meet him. very cool dude.

    Justin. P Posted: 8 years ago
  13. I taught him maths once, he was with jungleman at the time.

    Mr Code Posted: 8 years ago
  14. i heard some kids yesterday in the local park talking about a friend of them who heard maccrank saying he was leaving to lakai also, and when i think about it, may be true, since koston was like his best friend on éS, and now that he's out, maccrank may be feeling odd.

    MONBUKAGAKUSHO Posted: 8 years ago
  15. I hope that thats not true.

    peter Posted: 8 years ago
  16. hopefully YéS will be out before that happens

    MONBUKAGAKUSHO Posted: 8 years ago
  17. Do you think Koston will get on the Lakai roster fast enough to have a part in Fully Flared? I'd rather see him in y'es, but thats not going to happen.

    Wes H. Posted: 8 years ago
  18. of course

    MONBUKAGAKUSHO Posted: 8 years ago
  19. i dont think koston was McCranks ONLY friend on Es, he's not some lurker who only hangs out with one guy, i think, ive never met him but im asuming. i think he's rad were he is, and hopefully that puts him into the last part in Yes.

    NOMXPXFX Posted: 8 years ago
  20. when can you ask questions for the next one?

    skate-life Posted: 8 years ago
  21. How was it when you FIRST got on es.Was it a differnt change from skating with your neighbor hood friends or did they make you feel like at home and comfortable being on the team skating with them .You didnt act differnt around the es team then you did your friends to try to fit in??

    Mr.J-dizzle Posted: 8 years ago
  22. Hey, Rick. Im a huge fan and was wondering where that giant stair set is in your ender from Yeah Right?

    Matt DeVito Posted: 5 years ago

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