We recently spent a bit of time over in Barcelona for the SUPRA Chino tour, during our time there we got the chance to catch up with the recipients of the new pro colourway – DGK and Baker rippers Boo Johnson and Dee Ostrander. Here’s what they had to say about favourite European destinations, sharing mango chilli edibles with Tom Penny, skating with the SUPRA legends and more… You can find Oscar Candon’s Interview here.
Interview: Matt Broadley | Portraits: Horse
Let’s start by talking about the shoe, how did it all come together?
Boo: I think the Chino came about from the SUPRA Pistol, it was a really rad shoe, very similar. But we had some complaints about it being a bit too thin, so SUPRA designed the Chino and it’s a souped up version of the Pistol. It’s a rad shoe, and to present it they picked me, Dee and Oscar to have our own colourways – we picked our colours and went from there.
Dee: It came together pretty good: my first colourway, got my name on it, and I got the black one so I’m hyped on that. They’re all vulcanized and I love that.
You’ve been on a few trips to promote the shoe?
Boo: To present the SUPRA Chino we’ve been doing a few tours, we hit like five different U.S cities it was real cool, like Palm Springs, Santa Barbara, Arizona. Real quick, real fun, real simple – and now coming to the end in Barcelona.