I met Steve for the first time at his home on Phillip Island when I walked into his back yard I had my mind blown!
Steve thanks for being part of this project firstly a little about yourself
Steve Ulula Parker
Carpenter & Joiner , Cultural educator/performer/tour operator surf coach , Artist
Descendant of the Yorta Yorta , Boonwurrung, Erub (TSI) tribes
Q:How old are you?
Q:How long have you been skating for?
A:I’ve been skating since I was 11-12 years old
Q:Where did you first start skating?
A:I first started skating in Warragul street and heaps of back yard ramps and a lot of travelling to Melbourne,Mordialloc ramp, Narre Warren ramp , old Prahran ramp and bowl , old Knox
Q:Who has or was the biggest influence on you?
A:The biggest Influences back then were my mates I grew up with Dean Cadby, Andy & Sam Murphy, Simon Cooke, Gavin Hore, Ryan Deneray
Steve Cab, Chris Miller, Papas Brothers, Johnny McGrath, Tony Hallam, Gary Valentine
Now would be my son Leon and his mates,Bucky, Rich, Crippys, Denz, all the Melbourne bowl shredders, Moss crew, all the masters that are still slaying it, Louis Durrant, Boman, RJ, Renton, too many to mention, anybody who is giving it a good go
Q:Where’s your favourite spot to skate?
A: favourite spots would be my backyard vert, Noble Park, Bar Beach, shed, Bucky’s Back Yard ramp
Q:Any epic session stories to share?
A: epic session is every time I skate with my son seeing him progress and hanging with all the crew & family’s at the parks it’s all epic sessions to me .
And plenty more to look forward to.
Q: rules to live and skate by?
A: Go hard on anything you want to do and keep persisting until you achieve what you want and believe in your self .yewwwww!!