In honor of the upcoming 2018 Blading Cup, we are asking a handful of individuals throughout the industry about their past experiences with the staple competition and what their expectations are of this years event. For this installment, we chat with gifted photographer and skater, Brian Weis.

Image Courtesy of Brian Weis

MY FIRST BLADING CUP WAS…

2013 I believe…

MY FAVORITE BLADING CUP WAS ( YEAR ) AND ( IT WAS MY FAVORITE BECAUSE )

Last year, 2017, the Feet 4 Premiere!

I’M GOING TO THIS YEAR’S BLADING CUP BECAUSE….

I’ll be there, you get to see your best friends from all over the world and be on blades. Can’t beat it!

I LOOK FORWARD TO ( X ) AT THIS YEAR’S BLADING CUP BECAUSE….

Blade-In Cinema‘s commenoration of Negrete <3

I THINK ( X ) IS GOING TO WIN THIS YEAR’S BLADING CUP BECAUSE….

That’s a tough one; lots of heavy hitters. Just looking forward to skating and seeing everyone else do their thing!

Brian Weis lives and works in Hamtramck, Michigan. 

You can follow Brian on Instagram here. 

The 2018 Blading Cup will take place November 2nd and 3rd in Downtown Santa Ana, CA.

Photograph by Brandon Smith

About The Author

Ryan Loewy
Chief Photo Editor | Staff Photographer | Staff Writer

Ryan Loewy is Be-Mag's chief photo editor, a staff photographer and a staff writer. He is currently based in New York City and has been photographing, writing and producing stories on rollerblading for almost a decade.