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Paul Alexander
« on: January 07, 2021, 03:25:38 PM »
Do not know much about this guy but the documentary, a few random pics and vids. Dude was awesome on a board. Was wondering who he skated for in his time? Boards, trucks, shoes etc. Thanks

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Re: Paul Alexander
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2021, 05:04:14 AM »
not sure on boards etc but im pretty sure he was on osiris at one point? sure theres footage of him on an osiris tour at lloyds.

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Re: Paul Alexander
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2021, 07:23:41 AM »
He wasnít as heavily hooked up as his talent deserved- Minute boards, Osiris and 50:50 skate shop as far as Iím aware.

Really good guy - friendly as - and obviously amazing on a board. Years ago I ollied a reasonable street gap  and was stoked for all of 5 mins until he casually frontside flipped it. He, of course, didnít give a shit - to him it was just a trick, a smoke and onto the next spot with another bit of folklore made

His brother, Steve, is a really good skater - flip nose blunts etc and also a great guy - but Paul was on another level to most people

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Re: Paul Alexander
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2021, 12:09:07 PM »
Alexander, Carter and Shier - the UK sure had some talented Pauls. Carter's story is similar to Amexander's. Glad we still see snippets of Shier every once in a while.

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Re: Paul Alexander
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2021, 01:40:28 PM »
Funnily enough Karta and Paul Alexander skated together all the time and were great mates. Grew up with Karta - nothing but love for that guy. He did me a great favour; I knew not to take skating too seriously from the first moment I saw him skate, as I knew there was another level which Iíd never reach.

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Re: Paul Alexander
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2021, 02:59:26 PM »
Funnily enough Karta and Paul Alexander skated together all the time and were great mates. Grew up with Karta - nothing but love for that guy. He did me a great favour; I knew not to take skating too seriously from the first moment I saw him skate, as I knew there was another level which Iíd never reach.

I knew that somehow - probably Karta speaking about Paul Alexander when he lived in Vancouver. I think Paul.A may have even visited too, as he looks really familiar. Not sure though.