Powerslide Racing Pro Team
Name: Bart Swings
Current Location: Belgium
Loving to skate since: 1998
Riding for Powerslide since: 2012
Current Skate Setup: Ultralight McCargo boot, XXX 125mm frame, one20five Matter Wheels
Favorite skate: Ultralight McCargo boot
Favorite frames: XXX frame
Favorite wheels: one20five matter wheels
Favorite bearings: Wicked HCR swiss
Why do you love to skate? When I ride on my own trough nature, feeling the speed and feeling free is why I love to skate.
What keeps you pushing forward in skating? To push myself and find the best version of myself on my skates!
What is your favorite place to skate? Under the ‘brandenburger tor’ towards Berlin marathon Victory :-)
What is your favorite trick? I wish I could do a trick haha.
What advice would you like to give? Love what you do and do what you love!
Any hobbies outside of skating? Ice skating, cycling, I love sports in general.
Do you have a life philosophy or phrase that inspires you? Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.
Some more private questions:
What is your favorite food? Italian food
What is your favorite drink? Long Island iced tea
What is your best marathon time? 56:49
What was your greatest success? Olympic Silver medal PyeongChang 2018 was my first Olympic medal but now winning gold in the mass start event in Beijing Olympic is no doubt my greatest one.
What is your favorite race? Berlin Marathon