Chocolate deck. Destructo trucks. Zero wheels, bones swiss bearings. CA producer Peter Jay keeps his skate set up simple and his aspirations astronomical.
If Peter isn’t in the studio, making music or working out designs for co-owned label PAA he’s cruising Sadlands park, San Gabriel river or the parking lot under the Brooklyn-Queens expressway nailing a frontside boardy. i-D online followed the 28-year-old dreamer about his block, taking five to find out what he’s about and where he’s going.
Hometown: Anaheim, CA
How many years have you been skating? Skated in teens, hiatus early 20s, picked up a deck again this year. 6 or so years.
Who are your favourite skaters? Rodney Mullen, Kareem Campbell, Chad Muska.
Park or Street? Parking lot
How does a typical day of skating pan out? Irieee
Where do you usually skate? Around my block. There’s a dope mellow hill to cruise and carve down.
What’s in your pocket right now? Indigo dreams
What are your hopes for 2013? Songs fly and paa ball caps are got.
Where are you off to now? To get turnt on a beat. Brrrrrap.
Text: Milly McMahon
Video and Images: Oscar Hudson