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
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.
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.