Brofile #7: Zak Mclean

Posted on January 18th, by Andy in BroFile. Comments Off on Brofile #7: Zak Mclean

Zak Mclean » Kickflip » Busyard gap, Christchurch

Welcome the first post of Brofile. Since we realised we were quickly running out of potential groms in Christchurch, we decided to change the name from Grom of the Month so we can continue our shoot and rider profile to riders of all ages and backgrounds.

To kick things off we caught up with local ripper Zak Mclean and ventured around a few street spots in Christchurch. One thing I noted about Zak when he’s in front of the camera, he’s committed — he doesn’t give up. If he doesn’t land something, he keeps at it until it’s stomped, and stomped cleanly.

Here’s what Zak had to say for our quickfire questions:

Name: Zak Mclean
Age? 16
Reg­u­lar or goofy? Regular
Fav local spot/skatepark: Washington Skate Park
Fav trick? Gotta love them kickflips
Street/Park/Bowl? — Why? Street, just love going to a spot and trying tricks nobody has done before.
Who hooks you up? Nobody
Fav all time skate­boarder? NYJAH HUESTON
Fav skate vid/ last one you watched? Nyjah Hueston — Rise & Shine
Lis­ten­ing to music while skat­ing? Hate it.
Tight or loose trucks? Loose
Worst skat­ing injury? Probably chipped hip, or broken foot.
Cur­rent setup? Skategear deck, Thunder titanium lights, Bones STF wheels, Abec 7 black panthers.
A good skateboarder’s diet should always include? B.K. and Gatorade.
What are you going to be doing in 5 years? Hopefully skating.
Any final words? Ouuuutttttt.

Scroll on for some more sweet shots by Andy Brown

Zak Mclean » Frontside-flip » Cashmere, Christchurch

Zak Mclean » Kickflip » Woolston, Christchurch

Zak Mclean » Hardflip » Cashmere, Christchurch
Zak Mclean » Hardflip » Cashmere, Christchurch

Zak Mclean » Frontboard » Washington

Zak Mclean » Chilin’ amongst the nature

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