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We’re glad to announce that Felipe Gustavo is coming to the Simple Session!
Felipe continues the tradition of skateboarding by raising the expectations and personal goals that show in his love of skating.
Felipe Gustavo is a bit of a celebrity back home in Brasília, Brazil, where everyone knows him as an athlete who followed his dreams and turned his passion for skateboarding into a fully-fledged career. Now operating from his adopted hometown of Los Angeles, California, Felipe is quickly becoming one of the top street skaters worldwide.
Felipe began winning contests in Brazil and by his teenage years, he started thinking about the bigger picture: Where could skateboarding take him next?
In 2007, at the age of 16, Felipe travelled to Tampa, Florida, to enter Tampa Am, the most respected amateur contest in skateboarding and one that’s been known to launch the careers of otherwise unheard of young skaters. It was Felipe’s first international contest. The world saw their first glimpse of his determination and style at the 2007 Tampa Am contest, taking first place.
In 2012, Felipe made his debut on the pro contest circuit, when he returned to Tampa, Florida, but this time for the Tampa Pro. He placed fifth amongst an elite field. He also started scoring top spots at contests like the Maloof Money Cup in South Africa and the Dew Tour.
For his first full video part for Plan B, which debuted in 2013, Felipe travelled to China, Los Angeles, Barcelona, and elsewhere to film and skate ledges, rails, and more around foreign cities. “I’ve been all over the world,” he says. “I’m trying to do the best I can to make my family proud of me.”
Thanks to top performances at qualifier contests at the X Games and top ranking spots at Tampa Pro, in 2015, Felipe earned a coveted invite to compete on the Street League Skateboarding World Tour.
But really, wherever in the world he is, Felipe is just happy to be on his board. “I really like to skate and having that feeling of grinding my board,” he says.
Hometown: Brasilia, Brazil
Resides: Los Angeles, CA
Age: 25, (2016)
Sponsors: Plan B, Venture, FKD, Bones Wheels, DC, Nixon,The Boardr, Foot Print Insoles, Red Bull, Grizzly Grip, DiamondEesti
Nate Wessel talks about Simple Session course design!
As you should know by now, some of the best contest ramp setups and even some parks and places like Woodward are designed by the one and only Nate Wessel. It’s been an awesome ride to work with the legend on the Simple Session course designs for 10 years now. In this video Nate talks about his ongoing relationship with the event series, what it means to design the course and how much he likes Tallinn.
Chase Webb confirmed!
Chase Webb from USA California confirmed his participation in the 2016 Simple Session.
Chase has big stack of tricks and can rip almost everything as seen in the Chase Webb Full Video part wich was filmed in 6 months.
We asked few questions from Chase Webb.
What have you heard about Simple Session?
“I’ve heard that it’s a good time, the city is great, the woman are beautiful.”
What is your favorite obstacle?
“All of the transition, and the bicycle style launch ramp.”
What was the last skateboarding trick you learned?
“Back 180 fakie 5-0”
Any expectations to Simple Session?
“Just going with the flow! Hope it’s a fun time!”
Your favorite music genre or band?
“I like dubstep ( borgore “wild out” )”
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Dave Bachinsky confirmed!
Professional skateboarder Dave Bachinsky from USA Los Angeles California confirmed his participation in the 2016 Simple Session.
He is a true all terrain ripper who shreds transitions and street. Dave will always be known as the dude that kickflipped El Toro first (which was one of major game changers back in 2006).
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