Maui boy, but born in Westside Santa Cruz, CA.
Makena beach boy and ocean safety.
Started skimming age 6 at Cowells, It's Beach and Dollhouse cove.
That first board was a round Morey or Nurf brand skimmer.
That same Summer, I got my first ever barrel -on a body board.
After that, it's all I wanted to do... Get barreled...
Regularly skated at Derby Park as a grom.
Made a woody in Mr. Mitchells shop class. Jr. High.
Had a couple red J-Gordons early on.
First foam boards were a Sandboards Maui and an Ocean Breeze.
Skimmed on the world tour for almost 10 years, hailing from Kihei, Maui.
Team Slotstik's official Hawaii rep and am/pro teamrider 1997-2002.
Apprentice board crafter under Adrian Prince and Eddie Kulanikau.
Team Roush Creations/SurfTech Pro Team 2004-2011.
I currently ride for and occasionally craft boards at Velocity Skimboards.
My best pro/am years were 1996-99. Retired in 2001.
Still enter and place once in a while.
Attended USC's CNTV program.
Love skating pools and parks. I ride every day.
Work in motion picture and stagecraft.
Produced a tv show in Hawaii called: CHARGE!tv -which also featured a skim section in addition to skate, surf and others...
Journeyman Member of IATSE. Was President of my local chapter.
I also have a full service film, photo and video company.
Used to surf everyday, but now just in spurts between gigs.
I hope to make surfing an everyday thing once again:)
Like to ride good conditions with my friends or alone...
Kihei, Haleiwa, Santa Cruz and the Gold Coast
Slack-key guitar, Uke, board riding, Escrima, cinema, photography, real people