Daniel Lutheran

Toy Machine’s newest am Daniel Lutheran aka Dan Lu caught everyone’s attention with the lead part in Toy Machine’s Brain Wash DVD.

It seemed as soon as his part ended with the massive frontside 50-50 down what looked like a 1000 stair handrail he was a household name and fully on Toy Machine, Vans and Vans Apparel and deservedly so. Daniel’s skating has given the people of Albuquerque something else to be proud of aside form cactus and green chili stew. His energy shines as bright as the desert sun and his positivity is infectious to everyone around him. We anticipate him having a long and storied career with Vans. 


What's the best trip you've ever been on? 

Every single one because you're traveling with friends and family freely, going to epic places, doing epic things, right?

Favorite Vans Rider? 

Gilbert [Crockett], Johnny [Layton], Geoff [Rowley], Chima [Ferguson]; they're extraordinary souls beyond skating. 

What trick can't you do that you wish you could? 

I wish I could do magic.

What are some interests/hobbies outside of skating? 

Music, seeing, learning, natures goods, coffee, food, art, girls, sleep, travel, space. 

Last good book you read? 

Dr. Seuss, Oh The Place You'll Go. Pure life wisdom, no spew.