Last Words – Geoff Rowley

Last video you rented:

Some Clint Eastwood film–I’ve been going through them all.

Last time you went to the cinema:

Austin Powers, The Spy Who Shagged Me.

Last CD you bought:

Jawbreaker, Unfun.

Last vinyl you bought:

An Egg Hunt seven-inch.

Last time you left L.A.:

Two weeks ago to come to Europe for the comps.

Last song you listened to:

Jets To Brazil, track ten, I think.

Last meal you ate:

Seitan in orange sauce with rice and vegetables.

Last trick you landed:

Ollie up a curb.

Last board you set up:

Flip Rowley Industrial 8.

Last time you were inspired:

Speaking to an ex-girlfriend from a hotel room in Germany.

Last book you read:

The End Of The Game by Peter Beard.

Last time you broke the law:

Every time I skate in Southern California.

Last magazine you read:

Thrasher, the Jamie Thomas interview issue.

Last country you visited:


Last time you were in a fight:

In England, about two years ago.

Last video game you played:

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater. No joke.

Last time you gambled:

After my court case in Las Vegas, I gambled one quarter then broke off back to Huntington Beach.

Last time you were arrested:

About three months ago in Las Vegas.

Last group of people you skated with:

Arto Saari, Ed Templeton, and Matt Mumford.

Last photo shoot you went on:

Yesterday in Berlin with Arto, Ed, and Matt Mumford.

Last time you stole something:

A towel from a hotel during the Dortmund contest.

Last time you said “sorry”:

To a hotel receptionist when she made me sit up straight, because I was lounging in the lobby chair. I told her she had no right to tell me that, then later I felt bad and said sorry.

Last thing that you drank:

A German, vanilla soya drink. Bloody good, too.

Last skate video you watched:

About five minutes of the new Chocolate video The Chocolate Tour, then I had to leave to meet someone.

Last time you got ripped off:

All the hotels we’ve had the last couple days in Germany. Minimum service, maximum cash.

Last time you got hurt:

Two days ago–rolled my ankle on some stairs trying to bail.

Last time you thought about giving up being pro:

The first two years of being professional.

Last thing that changed your life:

Relationship break-up after three years.

Last piece of clothing you bought:

Two pair of Dickies pants–one green, one black.

Last good tip someone gave you:

“Get gnarly.”

Last bad tip someone gave you:

Arto told me, “Don’t worry, everything will be all right.” This was just after I’d explained to him how I was going to slam. Five minutes later, I slammed.

Last time you were hung over:

About five years ago. I do not drink.

Last time you didn’t watch a film all the way through:

Clint Eastwood’s Pale Rider. I was tired and fell asleep.

Last photograph you took:

Photo of a German castle on the way to Prague.

Last dream you had:

My dreams are forever wild. I can’t remember the last one, but it was probably something stupid.

Last car you bought:

A Dodge pickup in ’97–it’s the skate mobile.

Last time you suffered from road rage:

Right after splitting with the woman, I ran a guy clean onto the curb, but he was a jock above all jocks.