Eli Williams

Mag Minute

Spend a minute with Eli Williams, one of the Element Make It Count finalists who filmed his part in Barcelona with the team last summer. (As seen in issue #154.)


Born/Raised: Barnesville, Ga

Ethnicity/Family Heritage: German and Irish I think

Siblings: 1 Older brother

Interests/Hobbies: Skateboarding, uhhhh…

Favorite skater: John Cardiel/Grant Taylor/Gage Gum

Favorite Photographer: Morico/Gleason/Mattyeto

Favorite filmer or video: Chason Trau

Favorite word: indubitably

Least favorite word: rain

Best time of day: When everyone is fired up and skating. 

Worst time of day: When everyone is done skating

What gets you hyped?: Slayer

What bums you out?: People skating with headphones

A useless talent I have: Skate video soundtrack knowledge

Your biggest vice: Chocolate milk

Favorite sound or noise: Some jammin' pool coping or a curb...or barking wheels

Curse word: Mom said not to use those…

Trick to do: Backside Airs are fun… or Slob Plants… or Eggplants when they work

Trick to watch: A proper invert is a sight to see.

If not skateboarding, what profession would you like to attempt?: Something within the skate industry for sure.

What profession would you not like to attempt?: A Calculus teacher… or any type of school teacher actually.

The moment you knew you were a skateboarder: When my neighbor, Spencer, came over with two boards and said, "We need to skate."

Best book you ever read: "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"

A place you want to go: Australia