Mike Nicholls is the Brighton-boarding, Benihana-loving film projectionist with pockets full of sausages.
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Since he was a little lad, twenty-four-year-old skater boy Mike Nicolls has been taking some epic fails from his board. Climbing back onto his wheels and tackling caballerias, carves, crooked grinds and kickflips he is now an accomplished rider who no longer fears the fall. i-D online got behind Mike as he travelled around Brighton one serene evening at sunset.
Stance? Regular. Where are your favourite skate spots? Worthing Library Banks R.I.P! What are your favourite tricks? Benihanas. Who are your favourite skaters? Dennis Busenitz, Van Wastell, Mark Gonzalez, Ethan Fowler. Park or Street? Street. What’s the most accomplished trick you can pull? Willy grinds! How does a typical day of skating pan out? Wake up too late and watch it get too dark to skate. What’s your usual skate setup? Krooked board, Venture trucks, Bones REDS bearings and any decent 54mm wheels. What’s in your pocket right now? Some plectrums, money, a box of matches and some sausages! What are your hopes for 2012? Win at life please. Where are you off to now? My friend Andy’s house to record some music.