Interview with Oliver Sogard
Name: Oliver Sogard (Los Oliveros Sogardos)
Age: Younger than Justin Bieber
Cardistry: I think I recently reached 10,000 Hours
From: The Country in which LEGO was invented.
I'm best known for creating the "Double Lift" ᵃⁿᵈ ᶠʳᶦᶠᶠˡᵉ.
Favourite Quote: "So it's not gonna be easy. It's gonna be really hard. We're gonna have to work at this every day, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, you and me, every day." - Noah (played by Ryan Gosling), The Notebook
SHIVRAJ: How did you get into cardistry or where did you see it first?
OLIVEE: I was in church and heard the angels calling a new word I hadn't heard before - "Cardistry". I went home and looked it up. Shout-out to the angels for telling me what the purpose of my life is.
SHIVRAJ (MIND FREAKED): How would you define 'cardistry' in your own words?
OLIVEE: It's basically like you're getting spasms in your hands while coincidentally holding a deck of playing cards.
SHIVRAJ: Who/What inspires you the most and why?
OLIVER: Good packet-cutters. Music. Atmospheres. Mistakes (or as Bob Ross would put it, "happy little accidents").
SHIVRAJ: What is your creative process of making moves?
OLIVER: Different every time. I usually start with a small idea and work around that.
SHIVRAJ: How do you overcome a 'Creative Block'?
OLIVER: I wait. It sucks.
SHIVRAJ: Describe your style in one word/sentence.
OLIVER: EXTREMELY ACCEPTABLE
SHIVRAJ: What role does the art play in your life or in simple words why do you do it?
OLIVER: To inspire people and further our community/art. Also because it is fun.
SHIVRAJ: How do you think you can help in improving the field of cardistry?
OLIVEE: By showing people that it is okay to wear socks in your sandals.
SHIVRAJ: DEEP. What is your favourite move by you or by someone else? What do you like about it?
OLIVEE: Definitely "The Triple Cut" by Joe Marshall.
SHIVRAJ: So inspiring. What do you think about the concept 'Cardestroy'?
OLIVER: IT'S BAD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, SHIV (unless you recycle of course).
SHIVRAJ: What genre of music do you mostly listen to?
OLIVER: Fusion Jazz.
SHIVRAJ: What do you do other than cardistry?
OLIVEE: I do the dishes.
SHIVRAJ (SHOOK): What are you further planning to do in your life?
OLIVEE: I hope to visit another planet before I die.
SHIVRAJ: Ever come to Mars, lemme know. Any contest/contests you've participated in/won?
SHIVRAJ: Any advice for the community?
OLIVER: Stay hydrated.
SHIVRAJ: Any last thoughts? (If any)
SHIVRAJ: Thanks a lot for your time I guess, have a nice day, cheers!
OLIVER: Thanks man!
SHIVRAJ: The Door's over there.
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