Elias Parise

Feb 6th, 2015

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Origins: Connecticut
Coordinates: Portland, Oregon
Gig: Filmer/photographer
Skating since: 1998
Shooting since: 2008
Formal training: BFA in photography, PNCA Class of 2014
Creative project you’re most proud of: A Gift of Mud, 2013 and Bridge to Bridge, 2014 
Favorite thing about skating in the Northwest: 
The freedom to literally head in any direction and come across something fun and different to skate, as well as not being blown out or overcrowded. 
Least favorite thing about the Northwest:
Too many good skateparks! Haha. People get lazy. But on a serious note—the fuckin’ rain.