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Nike SB Spain: Fetén

11.12.19

Spanish rippers Andrew Verde, Jose "Sixsas" Vivero, Pierre Leze, Pedro Attenborough and Adrian Del Campo braved missed flights, lost luggage and gnarly slams in the Portuguese capital. Fetén! Photos: Roger Ferrero

Name: Andrew Verde Age: 24 Hometown: Madrid Favorite skate spot: Congresos (Madrid) Favorite street food: Supreme Nachos at the food truck next to Black Bar.

Favorite Spanish cuss word & what it means: “Semao” It means when someone is so lazy they won’t do anything.

Most influential skate video: Kayo “It’s Official”

Beers at MACBA or beers at the bar: Couple at Macba then to the bar.

Song you're obsessed with right now: Barry White, Tina Turner: "In Your Wildest Dreams"

Skate superstition: Sand the grip right after putting it on.

Favorite place to travel: Italy

MVP of the trip: Pedro from Surge.

Favorite moment on the trip: Pedrito putting it together at the Hubba on the last day! That was good to watch.

@andrewverde

Name: Adrian Del Campo Age: 28 Hometown: Madrid Favorite skate spot: It was Colon but now is Congresos (Madrid). Favorite street food: McDonalds

Favorite Spanish cuss word & what it means: “Nichi” means like someone from the sticks, but I also use it in a friendly way like “What's up homie / What's up nichi”.

Most influential skate video: Girl “Yeah Right”

Beers at MACBA or beers at the bar: At the bar, not at Macba.

Song you're obsessed with right now: Journey: ”Don’t Stop Believing”

Skate superstition: If the ledge is low I don't feel like skating it.

Favorite place to travel: New York

MVP of the trip: Andrew Verde

Favorite moment on the trip: When I almost died. I was jumping a wall fooling around, I stalled halfway and fell to the other side, I almost fell into the water and hit my head on the ground.

@adriandelcampo

Name: Pierre Leze Age: 23 Hometown: Barcelona Favorite skate spot: Macba Favorite street food: Kino

Favorite Spanish cuss word & what it means: "Joder." It means f*ck but I use it more in France.

Most influential skate video: “Parkour” by Guillaume Thibault.

Beers at MACBA or beers at the bar: Macba because I don't have much money.

Song you're obsessed with right now: The Offspring: “The Kids Aren't Alright”

Skate superstition: I never have a good skate session in new shoes.

Favorite place to travel: Paris

MVP of the trip: Jose Vivero and Andrew Verde.

Favorite moment on the trip: When we finally arrived in Lisbon, after missing the flight because of overbooking and losing luggage. With everything that happened we almost missed the second flight.

@pierre_leze

Name: Pedro Attenborough Hometown: Barcelona Favorite skate spot: A square I skated in Shanghai but I don't remember what it was called. Favorite street food: Fried rice with chicken, from a place next to Nevermind (a skate bar in Barcelona).

Favorite Spanish cuss word & what it means: "Chatarra" - it means shit.

Most influential skate video: Jesus Fernandez's part in "Fully Flared".

Beers at MACBA or beers at the bar: Macba with the speaker turned up and music playing.

Song you're obsessed with right now: Lil Gotit: “Oh Ok”

Skate superstition: If I see someone hurt himself I have to knock on wood.

Favorite place to travel: Mexico

MVP of the trip: Roger Ferrero

Favorite moment on the trip: When my suitcase finally arrived after being lost for 4 days.

@pedroattenborough

Name: Jose “Sixsas” Vivero Age: 21 Hometown: Barcelona Favorite skate spot: The new Plaza de la Ciutadella. Favorite street food: Pachuco, a stuffed, fried tortilla.

Favorite Spanish cuss word & what it means: "Fetén" it means everything is fine.

Most influential skate video: “Sure” by Johnny Wilson

Beers at MACBA or beers at the bar: At Macba.

Song you're obsessed with right now: Buenavista Social Club: “Pueblo Nuevo”

Skate superstition: If there are people skating flat ground next to the ledge I want to skate, it will be a bad day.

Favorite place to travel: I don't know, I don't travel much.

MVP of the trip: Andrew Verde the Cyborg.

Favorite moment on the trip: Dinners with everyone were fun.

@sixsas

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