Tom Penny changed everything that came before him. Tom’s technique, on any terrain, was so fluid and nonchalant that within six months of his arrival on US soil back in ’94, every pro on the planet wanted to skate like him. His nomadic lifestyle since only heightened his myth. Number 21 on our list of The 30 Most Influential Skaters Of All Time.

Interview by Simon Weyhe. Edited by Cameron Holland