Best & Worst: Blake Bishop
Having style as well as technical tricks is a blend every rider strives for. At only 16 years old, Blake Bishop is the future of rail riding. He started to make a name for himself in 2014 by getting signed to Slingshot as well as riding in every Wake Park Triple Crown contest. Here he is boosting at his private cable in North Georgia.
Photo: Bradlee Rutledge
Trends in rail riding:
B: Handplants and one footers (footplants)
W: Over spinning
Off season activity:
B: Snowboarding or skateboarding
W: All cables are fun
Place you’ve ridden:
B: Nothing better than your own park
W: Lake Lanier has a two-tower that is about 10 feet off the water and has never been tightened.
Thing about your own private System 2 park:
B: No rules
B: There was a S.K.A.T.E type contest about a year ago at Valdosta Wake Compound
W: Any best trick contest off of a kicker
Feature at Terminus:
W: I like all of them
B: Not eating shit
W: Eating shit
Fast food option:
B: Five Guys or Chipoltle
W: Burger King
Being from ATL:
B: Skate parks
B: You don’t know how many times I had to swipe left to find you.
W: You might not be the best looking girl here, but beauty is only a light switch away.