Mark King Interview

Name: Mark King (I know, it’s a girls mag – I read it when my wife has finished it)

Age: 36 (is that too old?)

From: Norwich – England

Briefly describe yourself… I work for a National Park. I am married to Ali and have 2 kick ass kids Casper – 7 and Genie-Eve – 5. I love to snowboard, skate, surf, wakeboard & BMX but I suck at all of them.

Biggest rush: The kids man – the kids.

Scariest moment: See above.

Favourite riders: Todd Richards, Tara Dakides, Andreas Wiig, Jamie Lynn.

Favourite holiday destination and why: Canada – because we haven’t been there yet.

What essential items do you pack in your suitcase for a trip? Ali and the kids.

Top 3 tunes: AT & T – Pavement, Timebomb – Rancid, First Day of My Life – Bright Eyes

How do you stay in shape? Walking or BMXing everywhere

Favourite foods: Mexican

Must-have beauty product: Black & White hair wax

Favourite clothing brands: G-Star, Volcom, Vans

Which celeb’s style do you admire? Beckham’s quite an icon!

Favourite quote: Some of the shells that wash up on the beach were once very beautiful. You don’t know what kind of journey they had to get them on their fragile state. Same with people, be kind.

Before I die I want to: Surf Mexico, board Canada, climb to Machu Picchu, write a novel, learn aerials on a surfboard, spread the love.


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