Brain Drain Episode 28 with Forde Brookfield & Toby Batchelor 🧠

Join us for just over 2 hours and 15 minutes of classic British skateboarding stories, deadly life experiences and everything in-between from one of televisions most famous skateboarders, Marc Churchill!

In this episode we discuss near death experiences, fatal car crashes, riding for Santa Cruz Skateboards, Creature Skateboards & Witchcraft Skateboards, the RAD TV Show, growing up in Southampton, the legends of Greg Nowik, Don Brider, Andy Evans and Bob Sanderson, getting into MC'ing, MC'ing for the Olympics, new boards on Forty Skateboard Co and much much more!

00:00 - Coming up on this episode/intro.

01:49 - Our very special guest is the one and only TV's Marc Churchill, the history of Pitt Street in Portsmouth & Burnley...

05:35 - When did Marc start skateboarding, growing up in Southampton and early skateboard set ups.

12:30 - What was Marcs "proper" skateboard set up?

14:38 - When did Marc first get sponsored and early sponsors and the importance of wheel base.

25:00 - Riding for Santa Cruz, Creature & Witchcraft...

27:58 - Show sponsor #1:

28:52 - Marc's absolutely insane car crash and how the metal battles effected his skateboarding...

38:01 - The RAD TV Show & the potential creation of Bo Selecta's Craig David character.

49:28 - Bob Sanderson & getting into MC'ing work...

55:43 - What are Marcs opinions on skateboarding in the Olympics?

1:15:38 - We're on Patreon!

1:16:24 - The legend of Greg Nowik!!

1:24:22 - What skateboarders have blown Marcs mind in the Olympic circuit?

1:27:30 - Any good NASS stories?

1:32:57 - The legend of Don Brider...

1:37:12 - Who's Milky?

1:41:35 - What exactly was the "Punch an Eagle in Flight Tour"?

1:47:21 - The brilliant Andy Evans!

1:53:44 - Marcs new board and Forty Skateboard Co.

1:57:37 - Show sponsor #2:

1:58:31 - The time Marc nearly died from skateboarding!

2:14:07 - Has Marc ever seen a ghost?

2:15:25 - Marc signs us off & credits!

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Presenters: Forde Brookfield & Toby Batchelor @tobybatchelor

Edited by: Forde Brookfield @bagheadcrew

Producer: Frazer Murphy @dontfollowfrazer

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