Cody Chapman




What is your full name, your age, and where do you come from?
My name is Cody Chapman, 21 years old, from Santa Cruz CA

How long have you been skating?
Been skating a long time

Which skaters inspired you the most growing up, and which inspire you today?
People who inspired me skating growing up have to be my pops, and anyone I grew up skating with in Santa Cruz. And today many skaters inspire me from Grant Taylor to Mikey Curtis to older skaters like Phil Shao and Cardiel obviously!

What does your perfect day look like?
My perfect day consist of the homies, beer, BBQ, weed, skating, and music

What are you bumping on the jambox at a good session?
I’m bumping anything on the jam box from rap to rock n roll to oldies. Pretty much anything someone puts on I’m fuckin’ with it.

How do you feel about Instagram/social media and skateboarding?
I fucks with Instagram!

What is a bad habit you need to kick?
Anxiety, and overthinking!

Favorite place skateboarding has taken you, and place you want to travel to the most?
Favorite place skating has brought me would have to be Europe, Mexico, across the country, Hawaii! And I’d love to travel to anywhere I haven’t been yet!

How did you get your spot on Lakai?
Honestly I should probably thank Raven for my spot on Lakai!

Who is your favorite Lakai rider, past or present?
Damn there’s been some good ones. I couldn’t pick. I fuck with everyone!

What do you think you would be doing if you weren’t skating for a living?
If I wasn’t skating I’d be the best food and beer enthusiast!

Favorite thing about riding for Lakai?
Best thing about being on Lakai has to be that it’s the fuckin’ homies!

Any last words?