Published on August 7, 2020 by
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If your roommate tells you that there is a homeless person standing in front of the door constantly asking for you and just won´t leave, you’d better have a look: Maybe he’ll present you the “Skater of the Year” trophy out of the blue. That’s what happened to Leo Romero when Jake Phelps personally presented him the most sought after title in skateboarding in 2010. Even ten years later, Leo shows no signs of slowing down, as his video part in Toy Machine’s “Programming Injection” clearly shows. How he came up with the idea to skate UP handrails, whether he has ever posed naked in front of Ed Templeton and where his SOTY Trophy is sitting at can be found out in this new episode of „The G-Files“.

Wenn einem der Mitbewohner sagt, dass vor der Tür ein Obdachloser steht, der permanent nach dir fragt und einfach nicht abhauen will, solltest du besser mal nachschauen: Vielleicht präsentiert er dir ja aus heiterem Himmel den Titel „Skate of the Year“. So erging es seinerzeit Leo Romero als Jake Phelps ihm 2010 höchstpersönlich den begehrtesten Titel im Skateboarding überreichte. Auch zehn Jahre später zeigt Leo keinerlei Anzeichen weniger Gas zu geben, wie sein Videopart in Toy Machine´s „Programming Injection“ eindeutig untermauert. Wie er seinerzeit auf die Idee kam, Handrails hoch zu skaten, ob er schonmal nackt vor Ed Templeton posiert hat und wo sich seine SOTY Trophy befindet, erfahrt ihr in der neuen Folge der G-Files.

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