As 5 Days of 5Boro rolls on, today we have a What’s What wiith 5Boro Am and all-around spot destroyer, Jimmy McDonald.
Have your morning cup off coffee extra strong, preferably New York-style, and consume some solid What’s with one of the best Ams in skateboarding. Start it up…
What are some good reasons to stay on the East Coast? Friends, Family, DC, Philly, NYC, 4 seasons, 5boro, EXIT, living without a car and awesome skating.
What’s your éS shoe of choice? The Square 2 and the First Blood.
What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever witnessed on tour? Willy Aker’s farts in the 5boro van with the windows closed and the heat on in the middle of the summer.
What’s the gnarliest food you’ve ever consumed? A dozen donuts in one sitting before going skating.
What would you do with $30,000…cash? Buy 3 cheap meals throughout the day and 6 pack at night.
What’s your favorite NYC spot of all time? The whole city, because the streets in between the spots are the best part.
What’s the key to happiness? Being stress free.
What’s your favorite movie ever? Too many to choose from.
What’s the safest way to skate a spot in the projects? Roll with a decent sized crew, early on a weekday, or on a cold day in the winter, and be respecful.
What do you do when you can’t skate? Look for rooms to rent because I am living on my friends couch currently.
What are three things you need to do before you die? Seek shelter, see the world and smile.
What’s your coffee order sound like? Can I have a large coffee with room for cream and a chocolate croissant.
What’s it like having Nardelli as a boss? Intense and humbling. Sometimes I’ll be pushing as fast as I can down the street to keep up with him and end up feeling like a p*ssy because he’s 10 years older than me and has more energy than I’ll ever have.
What’s your last purchase over $7? A $10 metrocard in NYC.
What’s the secret to a good beard? A fantastic mustache to bring it all together.
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