Florida’s Jake Ilardi is focusing big time on the upcoming Olympics: learning new tricks and dialing in tricks in anticipation of the big event. ‘World Skate’ spent a day with him recently, going over his routine and getting his perspective on the tricks that just feel good (360 flips, bigspin front boards, and front feebles top the list). Ilardi even sets the record straight on one polarizing point: Is skateboarding a sport? Check out the video, above!
We’ve had our own Ilardi party over the past year: the dude was stunned and amazed us again and again in the park. Check out some of his work at The Berrics, below: