Ryan Wilson Interview
By Dylan Rieder and Andrew Peters
Dylan – Wait, we gotta Instagram this thing real quick..
Ryan – Dude.. How’s your writing..
Dylan – Stand back a little bit. Alright we’re good.
R – If I can’t do it, we gotta do it later.
D – No, It’s happening.. Alright first question, What is the thought process before you send a text message?
R – Just get the message across, you know?
D – Do you think about the spelling, or the words coming out of your mouth?
Boardy – Mappy
R – Well, I just hate bein’ on the phone, so I just try to keep it as short as possible ya know? Basically just so it works out easier for me.
D – Do you ever type the message and then read it back to yourself?
R – Nuh.
D – Did you know there is a website about to made about your text messages?
R – Nuh.. What are you talkin’ about?
Andrew – What’s your overall favourite thing to hate on?
R – Fuck, there’s so many I don’t know. Maybe, Uh, just people saying stuff when they’re drunk and never doing things like in real life, like normal.
D – Have you ever tackled a trash can in real life?
R – What, you didn’t come to that game?
D – I missed it, I wasn’t invited.. Ah, Alright… do you get excited when you hear your own laugh?
R – I basically, like, hate my voice.
A – What is your least favourite personal attribute?
R – Oh… I just think way too much and don’t really like, do the whole process of like, the thoughts to the doing part.
D – The thought to the doing part… Umm, what size bolts do you ride?
R – Dylan Rieder umm, umm… Ruffnek.. They were too short though and they kept coming undone and rattling my trucks.. Now I’ve been riding Modus since.. They’re good.
D – Really? I think they’re pretty good.. Can you spell Rhino backwards?
R – O… hahahaha
D – How bout clitoris?
Ollie – Barber
R – Uh, Yeah, S – I – oh,, R – ahh, I give up.
D – Do consider yourself a fashion icon or a fashionista?
R – What’s a fashionista? I don’t know what that other word is, but, icon sounds alright.
A – Where do you get your wardrobe inspirations from?
R – Umm, I don’t know like farm catalogs or somethin’?
D – Lana Del Ray or Kristen Stewart?
R – Kristen Stewart for sure.
A – Do you think Corbin has a chance at Cleo bachelor of the year?
R – I heard he got invited to the biggest loser? I’m just kidding… I mean yeah… fuck, he’s single and he’s famous.
D – How many ollies do you think you have on film?
R – Oh, man… If they’re in lines does that count?
D – They all count.
R – Probably like 20 or something.
D – No like, how many ollies do you think you’ve had, like, throughout your professional career?
R – Well, I’m not professonial, but .. I don’t know, a hundred maybe?
D – How many do you think you have for the future?
R – It’s weird because I keep trying to stop, but its just kinda like.. it’s kinda all I think about and then I find these stupid spots and like, all the spots that I find or something, its kinda like, the only thing I can do there..
D – You got a sick ass ollie dude, run them for life. You can ollie the rest of your life and I will still love you for it.
R – I like Reese Forbes and he does that.. He’s a friend.
D – Julien Stranger has got a good one..
R – He does.. He’s sick too..
D – What about Lenny Rivas? How do you feel about his ollies?
R – I don’t know if I’ve seen Lenny Rivas do too many ollies, but he does a bunch of other crazy tricks.
D – I saw in TMZ that you and Lenny Rivas were partying at the flinders, knocking back pickle-backs.
R – Yeah me and Lenny are boys for sure.
D – How long do you think you’ll last at Chingalings before you get fired?
Heel Fakes – Barber
R –Well.. I was gonna say first shift, but now I’ve been here a couple of months. But, you never know, I’m pretty unpredictable…
D – If you could be someone for 24 hours, who would it be and why?
R – I don’t know.. I don’t really like anyone, I’m just tryin’ to think. Umm.. Greg Hunt maybe? He looks like he’s always thinking all the time and then you’re like.. what’s he thinking, like, where’s he gonna go? D – So you wanna be inside the head of Greg Hunt?
R – Yeah, well, that came to mind.. I couldn’t really think of anyone else. That’s kinda weird isn’t it.
D – Nobody famous? Russel Crowe maybe? He’s like, a fellow Australian?
A – Nah.. He’s a fellow kiwi for Ryan..
D – What about Russell Brand?
R – Nah, I don’t really like him.. I like Christian Bale.. Ummm, I might have to go back to work..
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