Manual Magazine

Talk Turkey Tuesday with Nick Lister

Posted by Jake Mein on Tuesday April 24 2012

Kickflip, 2001. Photo: Caleb Smith.

D.O.B
21/09/1983.

I popped out in?
Timaru.

Currently I reside in?
Aucklands North Shore.

Switch frontside noseslide, 2002. Photo: David Read.

Because?
It’s dope, it’s got a chill vibe yet close to the city.

Sponsors?
Eshe Skateboards, Etnies, Thunder Trucks, Good Wheels, and Amazon Boardstore.

Outside of skateboarding the bulk of my time is spent?
Working g, gotta make them dollars.

Frontside boardslide, 2003. Photo: David Read.

One item you want for free but have to pay for?
A House.

All time favourite cover?
Shit that’s really hard I’m going to go with my most recent fav, Dennis Boozentits backside noseblunt around the curve at 3rd and Army.

You get to choose one person to rule the world, who and why?
No one, it needs more than one muppet to sort this world out.

Frontside flip, 2011. Photo: Jake Darwen.

Your go to Youtube clip?

One song for the rest of your life?

Vices?
Oh man there’s a few, smoking, swearing, some I shouldn’t mention.

Switch backside flip, 2004. Photo: Simeon Patience.

What makes you nervous?
A lot. Just doing anything.

Current set up details?
Eshe 7.75, Thunder trucks, 51mm GoodWheels, Bones Swiss bearings and a nice pair of size 9 Etnies Barge LS.

Childhood memory?
Just dumb shit. Always getting up to something.

Switch shuvit heel, 2011. Photo: Jake Darwen.

Website?
Gmail.

Top five favourite skate nick names?
Trainwreck, Lizard king, The Boss, T Bone, Vertical Vampire.

What is one thing you can’t live without?
Friends/family.

Switch backside heelfip, 2012. Photo: Poul Evans.

5 Skate predictions for 2012?
Nyjah wins street league a couple more times, Jereme Rogers gets shot, Wenning makes a comeback, someone grinds a forty stair and someone does a laserflip nosegrind laser flip out.

Image Gallery (7 Photos)

  1. Kickflip, 2001. Photo: Caleb Smith.
  2. Switch backside heelfip, 2012. Photo: Poul Evans.
  3. Switch shuvit heel, 2011. Photo: Jake Darwen.
  4. Frontside flip, 2011. Photo: Jake Darwen.
  5. Frontside boardslide, 2003. Photo: David Read.
  6. Switch frontside noseslide, 2002. Photo: Chris Sharland.

Comments

  1. Alexdyer101 says:

    Dope.

  2. Markcoulston says:

    progression doesnt stop, good stuff Lister!

  3. Flynng1 says:

    killing it since forever

  4. Garthurquhart says:

    Fuck yea still amazing.

  5. Elroy Mcfly says:

    Yeah boy! More shredding and less trimming the verge!

  6. Pob says:

    Good boy

  7. switchpop'n says:

    love the predictions, but the trick doesnt make sense haha

  8. Darrenhowman says:

    OG head still killing it on his own terms..big ups nick

  9. bertlabond says:

    Midda Lidda! Ss bs flip in 2004! 

  10. Zebbeall says:

    Still the best in New Zealand,none even comes close yet….

  11. Puffro Morice says:

    “You caynt touch wall man”…..

  12. Barber says:

    So sick Nick! I wanna see a full mag interview!

  13. PTD says:

    I thought that smooch piece of shit in Otorohonga (1st pic) was unskateable. Wrong!! Thats so sick!!