- Ali Boulala
name = Ali Boulala
caption = Ali Boulala
birth_date = birth date and age|1979|1|28
occupation = Professional
Ali Boulala (born
January 28, 1979in Stockholm, Sweden) is a professional skateboarderwho rides for Flip Skateboards, Flip Clothing, Independent trucksand Flip wheels. He is known for his relaxed but flamboyant style and filmed notable parts in the Flip videos "Sorry" and "Really Sorry", Osiris"Subject to Change" and also appeared in numerous Baker skateboardsvideos.
His approach to skateboarding concentrates on the unusual or unobvious, preferring to skate unfilmed spots and experiment with tricks. He is also famous for his unprecedented attempt at ollieing a twenty-five stair in
France. This famous attempt was featured in Flip Skateboard's 2002 video release, "Sorry". He is also famous for having a part in all of the Baker Skateboard Videos.
Swedish-born Boulala has pioneered skating manoeuvres, featured in skateboarding videos, featured on the front cover of Transworld Skateboarding magazine and designed his own shoes. About 100,000 skateboards have been sold carrying his name since he turned professional in 1997.
He has a pro shoe with
Etnieswhich features the thinnest cupsole from Etnies with G2 gel. He has since been released from the Etnies roster, most likely because he is currently in jail.
hane Cross accident
March 6, 2007, Boulala was the rider of a motorcyclein an accident that killed Flip Skateboardsamateur Shane Cross. When Boulala arrived at a hospital, his injuries were too severe for him to be kept conscious and he was placed in a medically induced comauntil his vital signs and health stabilized.
Boulala is now in jail, having been sentenced for 4 years because of Shane Cross' death. (Flip Skateboards website)
Osiris Shoesproduced Ali Brothel creeper skateboarding trainers, designed by Ali.
Transworld Magazine- Uno
Transworld Magazine- Cinematographer
*1998: Church of Skatan - Wild in the Streets
Baker Skateboards- Bootleg
Big Brother Magazine- Boob
Baker Skateboards- Baker2G
*2001: TSA Clothing - Life in the Fast Lane
Flip Skateboards- Sorry
Transworld Magazine- Chomp on This
Osiris- Subject to Change
Flip Skateboards- Really Sorry
*2003: Cliché' Skateboards - Bon Appetit
*2005: "None" - Filmbot Files
Baker Skateboards- Baker3
Etnies Footwear- Restless
Upcoming video projects
Flip Skateboards- Extremely Sorry
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