Leo Romero has not slowed down one bit since being crowned Thrasher Magazine's Skater of the Year in 2010. After annihilating the 2012 King of the Road, traveling the world for three years straight, finding time to start a band (Cuates) and wrapping up another video part in Emerica's "MADE," it might be true that Romero doesn't sleep.
Romero backside tailslides a bump-to-ledge at the DIY spot under the bridge in Birmingham, Ala.
Krooks Pop Over
Romero krooked grinds and pops over a bump-to-rail in Birmingham, Ala. Though he slammed hard at this spot, he gritted his teeth and went for one last try -- nailing it perfectly.
Romero warms up with a 5-0 grind on this window air-conditioning unit in Nashville, Tenn., shortly before getting rolled on by the cops.
Not one to shy away from danger, Leo Romero mugs it up after getting clotheslined by a low-hanging wire running across a ditch in Nashville.
Romero's band, Cuates, performs folk rock -- like Bob Dylan on speed -- at Spring Water in Nashville.
Gap to Nose Grind
"Gapping out" means ollieing farther away from the rail, usually because there's a separate set of stairs to begin with. Here, Romero gaps out to frontside nose grind in Nashville.
Leo Romero and Cuates bandmate Chris Segura jamming at a studio in Nashville.
One of the best parts of working on a major skate video like "MADE" is scanning the country for new spots and skating with friends and teammates. Here, Collin Provost and Leo Romero warm up at a spot in Anywhere, USA.
Romero is known for skating handrails and not being intimidated in the least. Here, he 50/50s a flat rail and drops to 50/50 in Nashville.
If there's one thing you can take away after watching Romero skate, it's how fast he approaches everything. Here he blazes through a frontside boardslide as fast as he can in Birmingham, Ala.