Chicago’s Matt Luda has got the second part in Strange Creature‘s Voodoo Show, is supported by Valo and is going on a Europe trip all by himself. Enough reasons to take a closer look. Pictures by Brandon Smith (CLICK) Full Name: Matthew Derek Ladewski Age: 28 Blading since: 1997 Born in: Chicago, IL Currently living in: Long Beach, CA Sponsors: Valo, Themgoods, Strange. Setup: B.Smiths, Black Creates, whatever wheels I can find. Disaster Topacid Relationship status: In a Relationship. First ever pair of blades: Rollerblade rec skates. Basically, Lightnings. First ever video you’ve watched: In the 9’s Favorite Pro: Brandon Smith Favorite Am: All Strange, All Haitian. Favorite artist / band: (old) Lou Reed (new) King Tuff Worst artist / band: New Indie Favorite food: Chicago Style Pizza Worst food: Non Chicago style pizza (but I still eat it) Best job: Anything you love to do. Worst job: Anything you hate to do. Favorite city: Chicago, so far. Worst city: Anywhere in Indiana. Favorite terrain to blade: Hilly and old. Worst injury: A lot of broken hands and fingers. Each hand 3 times. Best trip in 2012: Arizona. Last trip: SF for Voodoo Show Next trip: Chicago for family/friends. Germany for Summerclash, Denmark for Roskilde and possibly Amsterdam for vacation. Next video part you’re filming for: Valo X Strange. Hopefully finish up a Haitian Mag 30/30. Get a few more things for V.