What have you’ve been up to?
Mostly skating and working at Taz… teaching kids at the skate park.
What is your job at Taz?
I run the summer camp. I give private rollerblade lessons to kids and adults, or whoever wants to learn. I do some other stuff, like organize camps with schools.
Sometimes a school will come in and I’ll teach a class or two. You know, some classes are up to 60 or 80 kids at a time. I also do the occasional demo here and there. Casual skate related gigs.
I heard there is a Nicky Adams workout?
Yup, something I do with the kids. Drop to the ground give me fifty! Give me fifty jumps with your skates on. Lift up your knees as high as you can! I just try to make young kids stronger on their feet while they are on their skates.
Get their balance up, get them ready to fall while putting their arms down. Making them do push-ups, jumping jacks, everything. Give them a general full body work out before they get out there and start falling over themselves. [...]
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2011 Nicky Adams Edit by Immony Men
I caught up with Nicky Adams while I was in Montreal for a weekend. We skated one of his favorite ledges in Westmount park for an hour, and then had a fun session at the Taz skatepark. — Immony Men.