An excerpt from Louie Lopez’s interview in Closer #1 talking AVE’s Green Bench and kickflip one-foots during a pitstop at Tompkins Square Park for the opening of F.A.’s New York store in fall 2021. Additional appearances from Anthony Van Engelen, John Fitzgerald and Diego Todd.

Interview and edit by Farran Golding.

Footage by Benny Maglinao and Cody Green from F.A.’s ‘Tompkins’ edit 

Pick up the first issue of Closer for the full interview with Louie. Available now at local skate shops worldwide by clicking right here.

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