Introduction by Pietro Firrincieli
Edit by Pietro Firrincieli with Kleisi Begaj

Name: Nicola Fiorenza

Age: 28

Hometown: I live in Jesi, a small town in the middle of Italy. Not so big but it has everything I need. I live with my wife Raffaela and our daughter Giorgia.

Sponsors: Valo Support

Current set-up: Valo light shells, with AB White skins, Ground Control Featherlites, Eulogy wheels. Some bearings which have ABEC 7 written on them.

Best rolling edit you have seen in 2011 so far: Every edit Ivan Narez does is something I watch at least 3 to 4 times. So I’d say the AB White  Christmas edit. But I also love Brian Binas 90 Seconds edit for Revolution and Wine Gang, too. Dom West’s edits are awesome, too.

Bad habit: Smoking. I quit for a year at a difficult time of my life. The difficulties were the reason it didn’t work out for long. So I started again and I don’t want to quit… at least not at the moment.

Hidden talent you have that no one knows about: I’m performing very well in singing children’s songs

Your mother always said: Since I don’t live with her anymore, she used to say: “Always put your pads and helmet on!” My bad, I only did it very few times!

Skater of the year so far: Bolino? Broskow? I can’t decide…

Favorite food: Chosing a favorite food is very difficult for me since I’m following a healty and strictly diet during the week. I was a little on the “stronger” side when I was a child and that didn’t change until 4 years ago. So from Monday to Friday it’s strictly chicken and any kind of vegetables my grandma cooks for me. On Saturday it’s very simple: spicy pizza and one, large beer.

What’s your biggest weakness: I love blading too much. When I’m enjoying a session I don’t get when it’s time to stop. Sadly I’m not 14 anymore!

Craziest moment in skating: Last year’s tour to Winterclash! Ten friends, hitting Forward Freestyle, Rotterdam and then 3 days at the Clash. We’re going to do it again this year!

Favourite gadget: I don’t know if iPhone can be considered as a gadget, but I love it. Even though when I first got it I thought it was a useless. Best thing is watching blade videos everytime I want! It becomes increasingly difficult for me to watch them on my TV since my daughter Giorgia always wants to watch some animated movies!

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