Picture This: Marcus Tooker

Picture This is an Alli feature designed to give you a peek into the lives of today’s top action sports athletes. For this installment, we sent BMXer Marcus Tooker a random list of things to take pictures of with his camera and here’s what he sent back, complete with his thoughts on each shot:

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A picture of where you live: This is the road I grew up on. There used to be an old dirt quarterpipe down the road where we would learn abubacas.

self portrait

self portrait

A picture with family or friends: (Before) What can you say? Getting ready for a family photo with the roommates. (After) I have this one hanging over the mantel when people walk in. We never did put pants on.

collection

One of your collections: Dew Tour credentials and whatnot. I’ve saved all of them, I don’t know why.

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Your favorite restaurant: This was “our spot” in high school. THE place to go for tacos on the Cape.

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A meal you ate that day: A chicken BBQ, Tooker-family style. My dad cooks this many at once. There’s actually another grill that goes on top, and you flip them like you’re doing an x-up.

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A room in your house: My messy desk that I sit at every morning and answers emails.

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Any random photo: Halloween in Greenville is no joke.

backyard

The contents of your backpack: Everything to ride with, plus my “Tookumentary” in the corner, where I chronicle all of my roadtrips.

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A picture of your pet: The two ladies in my life, Jaclyn and Zox.

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A(nother) random photo: Christmas in July. My buddy, Malcolm, decided to ride around town as Santa.

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Picture of you as a kid: This is where my love of food began. I love food like a fat kid loves cake.

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More childhood memories: My first bike. The Batman bike with matching Batman shirt.

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Still another random photo: Cook’s Cove in New Zealand. My favorite photo I’ve ever taken on my favorite trip.

 

Missed the last Picture This with BMXer Josh Hult? Check it out.

And make sure to come back when Dennis Enarson shares his pictures.