Blondey McCoy on Not Being Afraid of Doing What You Want to Do

An in-depth discussion with the 19-year-old London-based model, designer and skateboarder.

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In the latest episode of i-D Meets, 19-year-old London-based model, designer, and skateboarder Blondey McCoy shows us around Southbank and talks about growing up as a skater. After becoming a poster boy of UK skateboarding at the age of 15, Blondey went on to found his own label, Thames and is now using his newfound fame to spread a positive message to the younger generations. Check out the in-depth discussion with Blondey McCoy above and let us know what you think.

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