Aaron Hampshire

Aaron Hampshire

Aaron Hampshire
a.k.a. “A-Swag”
Born: 10/14/1990

Born and raised where?
Kentucky and Michigan.

Current hometown (and best thing about it)
Colorado since 2009. Nothing better than high speeds and high elevation!

When not skating, I’m…
Eating, playing video games and board games, snowboarding, shooting, fishing.

Languages spoken
English.

Favorite skating disciplines and skate spots
Downhill RACING! Some of the most amazing roads are in the Rocky Mountains, Dolomites, Alps, Pyrenees, and Lesotho.

Favorite skaters to ride with
Always having the HOTTEST laps with Adam Persson, Daina Banks, and Chase Hiller.

Sponsors
Seismic Skate and Aera Trucks.

Favorite Seismic products
80.5mm ALPHA wheels
Tekton bearings
Lokton griptape
Seismic Race pucks

Skate heroes then and now
Scott Smith, K-Rimes, P-Swiss, Sebastian Hertler, and AJ Haiby.

All-time best skate vids
Sector 9: Second Nature
Push Culture: Pants Party

Coolest superhero
All Might

Coolest superpower
Knowing every language.

Best three pizza toppings
Pineapple and jalapeño is the superior flavor combo!

Favorite skate-day snack
AVOCADO!

Top artists or tracks on your current playlist
Earthgang, Outkast, The Pixies, Fear Before, Curtis Mayfield

Favorite quote
“If it feels like you’re on rails, you’re going too slow!”

Goals for the future
Travel the world to eat and skate in amazing places!

If you had three wishes
1. End world hunger.
2. Save the environment.
3. Binging on doughnuts would have no negative consequences.