Who's Rad? Sky Brown.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

 The first time we saw a video of Sky was when her dad sent us some clips of her, after the first 2 seconds it had our full attention. The girl RIPS. You forget she is only 6 years old - she's throwing down 360 grabs while laughing and having fun. This girl loves to skate and has NO fear. Her goal is to come to the USA for Exposure contest next year - lets hope she does because we know she has a lot of fans here and we'd all love to see her skate in person! Yeah Sky - so stoked to do this interview with you - you are inspiring girls EVERYWHERE. xx

Who's Rad?     Sky Brown

Age?     6

Home is?        Miyazaki City, JAPAN

How long have you been skateboarding?           3 years

How long have you been surfing?       2 years

What got you into these 2 sports? 

I’ve been going to skate parks with my dad ever since I can remember It always been way more fun for me than regular parks, I just prefer Ramps and Bowls to Swings and Slides they are just sooo much more fun.

When I was little I used to hassle my dad to go with him for the morning surfs so I could play on the beach, I would even get into the car and refuse to leave, then one day my dad got me a soft board and pushed me into some small waves, and that was that. I was hooked pretty fast hahaha. Now I get up super early every morning and jump on my dad until he wakes up and takes me surfing.

What do you enjoy most about both surfing and skateboarding?

I love going really fast on my skateboard esp. in a bowl, being able to pop high and getting new tricks down, is just soo fun. Flying down the line on a wave its just the funnest thing ever... Also my friends, I really love Skating and Surfing my friends.

The girls I surf with are Rina, Aimee, Mana, Shino and Kaho, they are all double my age (12, 13, 14) but they are so funny and really good surfers they always make me laugh. It’s funny because we just sit in the lineup of adults just laughing and playing as girls do, but when the sets come we are all down to business. I don’t like being indoors and I really enjoy just being in the ocean.

Girls Who Skate that inspire YOU:

Bryce Wettstein cos she’s such a good skater and she’s my #1 hero, I really want to be like her, I always watch her youtube videos they make me so pumped and happy. she’s so funny and sooo awesome and cool. Also Brighton Zeuner, Spencer Breaux, Sabre Norris, Alana Smith

Girls that Surf that inspire YOU?

Bryce Wettstein again cos shes surfs so nice and shes my hero haha, and Zoe Benedetto (heavy Z) shes uber cool. Also Quincy Davis, Carrissa moore, and my surfer girlfriends here at home Rina, Kaho, Shino, Mana, and Aimee.

Favorite place you've ever skated? 

Miyazaki City Skate Park which is my local and is sooo good and Treasure Isle Bowl which is an indoor wooden bowl with pool coping and is so mega to blast around, and of course San Clemente Skate Park that one’s soo fun.

Favorite place you have ever surfed?

Kizakihama a beachie in Miyazaki for sure, its like 4 mins from my home, and it’s just the best beach break ever, and some of the reef breaks near my home in Miyazaki.

Favorite Trick or maneuver – skateboarding?   

Boneless’s and 360 GRABS they are just too fun

Editors Note: We'd also say launching herself off of anything she can is another Sky Favorite ...

Favorite trick or maneuver – surfing?

That has to be Cutbacks, and pumping down the line really fast.


 Moonjelly Wetsuits , 5050waveskates surfboards by BEN WEI,
FLAKE clothing, Greenfix ECO Surfwax   XS helmets  PRIDE SOCK

Three Things You Don't Know About Me?

1. I love to dance all the time so does my little brother Ocean, he is pretty good, I taught him all his moves. we pretty much don’t have a day that goes by that we don’t have a dance

2. I hate vegetables YUCK there gross, I'm still afraid of the dark!!!

3. I have my own bedroom so does my brother but we have never ever slept in it cos I love to sleep with my parents - I love hugs.

What’s Next? 

I really really want to go to Exposure next year, so I’m working super hard to get better and get there that’s my goal!!!

Make sure you follow Sky on: 

Facebook: Stu Braun (my dad)

Instagram: awsmkids (my mom)

Youtube: stu4real 

As of 2015 Sky rides for our team "Girl is NOT a 4 Letter Word", so check out her Team Rider Page for current info, sponsors, contest results  and videos --->  HERE


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