“At that time there was a level of shame with being around Heath in general because of where I was at with it all. It was more embarrassing to skate a demo with him, or in front of him, than to sit at Starbucks and Heath tell me that I can’t be on the team anymore.”
“I was just completely fucking thrashed. Hands, hips, knees, everything was all fucked up. But I’ve had some time off to recuperate. I’m ready to get back and start jumping. Definitely I’ve been going for it. Before this trip I was jumping like I was fucking seventeen, not that I’m some old dude but shit does take a toll.”
Emerica’s Sabbath loving handrail destroyer, Justin ‘Figgy’ Figueroa is the latest member of the Emerica family to receive a pro model shoe. In a similar way to Colin Provost with the Reynolds Cruiser and Leo Romero with the Laced, rather than start from scratch, Figgy has chosen to rework one of his favourite Emerica models into his signature shoe.