Joe Milazzo

Mag Minute

PHOTO: MARFA

I’ve always heard about Joe Milazzo from friends, watched all his video parts, and skated with him a handful of times prior moving to LA from Chicago—always just in awe of his powerful and smooth style. Watching him skate in person is unreal and filming with him is an absolute dream. In September, I took a trip back home for three weeks with a goal in mind [to film a video part with him], this is the first of many you’ll see of Joe. We filmed this and more in just six days. —Nick Hanson (filmer)

 

Name: Joe Milazzo  Age: 18  Born/Raised/Lives: Suburbs of Chicago, IL  Stance: Goofy  Ethnicity/Family Heritage: Italian and Norwegian  Siblings: Older bro  Interests/Hobbies: 100 percent skateboarding, guitar, art, and traveling  Favorite skater: Figgy  Trick to do: Good ol' frontside air.  Trick to watch: Every trick.  Photographer: Any one there at the killer moment.  Filmer or video: Stay Gold or The Deathwish VideoCurse word: Probably Fuck Sound: Wah pedal and chunky pool coping.  Best time of day: Time to get there while you can!  Worst time of day: When your session's over for the day.  What gets you hyped? Seeing people huck and go fast.  What bums you out? Scooters, serious kids, and anyone who can't hang.  If not skateboarding, what profession would you like to attempt? Guitar or skateboard designer. What profession would you not like to attempt? Sitting around on a computer or phone.  The moment you knew you were a skateboarder: When I first dropped in on a 4-ft mini ramp on a 104 degree day and got burns on my chest, cried for ten minutes, and wanted to do it again.  Place you want to go: Australia  Sponsors:  RVCA Clothing, Deathwish Skateboards, Stance socks, Fargo skateboarding

 

 


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