Mauro Corrêa

Check out the quick interview I did with pro freestyle skater, Mauro Corrêa, featured on Tom’s Freestyle Video Magazine!

Freestyle video magazine

Photo by Luis Henrique 1978

1. For new readers, would you like to introduce yourself?

– Hi, I’m Mauro Corrêa, I’m 62 years old. I live in Brazil, in Guarapari-Es. I’ve practised freestyle since 1973, and in 1980 I won a championship in Minas Gerais. In 1985 I stopped practising the sport, but returned in 2020.

2. When did you first discover freestyle skateboarding?

– When I was 13 I had my first experience with a skateboard, then through magazines, North Americans and friends who already practiced.

3. What’s the biggest change in Brazilian freestyle since you started?

– Today we have more access to materials to practice the sport, and with that there was an improvement in performance.

4.You have a really great trick selection. Do you have a favourite?

– Coconut Wheelies, 360’s and Nose Wheelies.

5.Which year and place did you first enter a contest?

– In…

View original post 171 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s