Photos: Jonathan Labez.
Anthony Gallegos: Last of the Left Overs, Chosen Few Edit
Anthony Gallegos just finished his Profile Sunday September 12. Anthony has filmed for his Profile for about 16 months.
Anthony Gallegos can skate anything and is on a unique level apart from anyone else.
The best thing about Anthony is that you won’t find a more humble and cool person who is down to skate with anyone anytime. His Full Length Feature Profile will be out before the end of the month.
Anthony Gallegos: Interview by Jonathan Labez
I met Anthony at my first Monday night skate in Long Beach, a week before Christmas 2008. My first impressions of him were that he was a nice, approachable, all-smiles guy with ridiculous tricks.
A year and a half later he’s still that same person, with an ever-growing trick vocabulary and an uncanny ability to skate virtually any obstacle put in front of him. His style has been described as smooth, ninja, fearless, unexpected, gangster, creative, progressive and crazy.
He amazes me every session, and what’s more surprising is how humble he is. He encourages everyone around him to skate their best and above all else, have fun. It shows in his skating, and anyone who skates with him can clearly see how much he revels in strapping into his boots.
Here’s some insight into my friend, Anthony Gallegos.
- Jonathan Labez
First, the basics. Tell the readers about yourself, on and off skates.
My name is Anthony Gallegos, I’m 23 years old, from Bellflower, CA and I’ve been skating for about 13 years. I love skating, wine, music, good food, books, anime, video games, movies, etc.
Much of my time is spent in the greater LA and Long beach area, either skating or working. Most people I meet find my ethnicity a mystery being that I look white and my last name is Gallegos, but I am Guatemalan and Salvadorian.
My long-standing nickname which most people know me as is “Wiener, and I will probably have to take that nickname to the grave. I have an obsession with one day skating and living in Korea, and I love to travel when I get the chance, but it’s not often because I rarely have a destination or funds. [...]
Check the full Anthony Gallegos Interview on Believeinone.