do you do it?
It's something I can do to relax, and I get to do and experience things
I would never get to if I didn't do it.
inspired you to start? A sheer lack of ability to ride a skateboard. Getting better
at skating now though.
setup do you use? Rome Graft 155, Rome Targa Bindings
you ride Regular or Goofy? Regular
width? Feckin massive
angles (front and back)? 15, 15
your favourite place to ride? Anywhere that has a nice kicker
many seasons have you done? 1
and when did you do your seasons?
Last season in Laax
What was your favourite trip and why? Season in Laax. Simply because it was my first one and
a new experience for me.
do you love about snowboarding? The freedom to do what you want while you are cruising around.
Just being able to try and be creative with it.
by Steven McKenna
Orange AIM Series Rossendale 2006
What's your goal within snowboarding? To be the best I can be and be proud about what I manage
aspect of snowboarding gives you the most satisfaction? Kickers,
just for the feeling you get floating through the air.
style of snowboarding best describes your riding? Freestyle
What's your favourite trick? Floaty back 1 or a back 5 mute, it's a close competition
between those two.
your scariest snowboarding moment? Landing on my head at
Hillend during a comp trying a heelside rodeo. Can't remember it in
fairness but I suppose that is a good thing.
are your top safety tips when riding? Wear a lid hahaha.
advice have you got? Ride within your limits, i.e. if you don't feel comfortable
hitting something then don't rush into it. Take your time scoping
things out and make sure you feel confident about doing something
before you do it.
was your last competition? Legion Rocks at Bearsden, was a bit hectic but was a good
events are you looking forward to this year? The Westbeach comps, got Halifax coming up soon.
has been you biggest achievement in your sport? Probably winning the junior slopestyle at braehead in 2006.
Rails are fun and stuff but I'm not as comfortable on them as I am
on kickers so it was a pretty big thing for me when I won.
other teams/sponsors do you snowboard for? Rome, Westbeach and Zeal Optics.
What other sports do you do? None in particular, I'll play football if there is enough
people haha. Used to play basketball and badminton haha. Oh yeah
I also skate. Don't know how I forgot that but hey.
are your other interests? Music mainly.
would you like to see yourself in the future? Somewhere were I am doing well and doing something I enjoy.
kind of music are you into? Mainly alternative music but also DnB, rap, jazz/blues and
chilled out music. Pretty much anything that I like the sound of.
your favourite magazine? Document.
your favourite book? Haven't really got one. I have read books obviously but don't
really have a favorite.
your favourite film? At the minute it's dont mess with the Zohan. I want some
fizzy bubble haha.
your favourite quote? No matter how much you shake and dance the last drops of
piss end up on your pants...
Best cocktail, shot or drink? Ultra violet shots, or JD and coke.
your most prized possession? My snowboard.
to: All the people I ride with, my sponsors, Scot and Sue, my
mum and stepdad for helping me out.
else you want to say?
Culshaw is 20 years old from Edinburgh. He has been riding for Blueskin
since Summer 2006. He hooked up with Blueskin at the Farmers Jam in
Norwich 9-10 Sept 06 where he got lost in a field, sprained his wrist,
and soldiered on coming 1st in the Big Air and 4th in the Slope Style.
He wore his beanie all weekend despite soaring temperatures and busted
out some rare dance moves at the local Norwich night club. Read Zach's
by Steven McKenna / Orange AIM Series Rossendale 2006