Residence: Cardiff by the Sea, California. Swall Meadows, CA.
Years Surfing: 29.
Years Shaping: 22.
Boards Shaped: 19,000+.
Surf Trips: Baja, Mexico, Indonesia, Australia, East Coast, Japan, Taiwan, France, Spain, Portugal, England, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras, Hawaii, Texas, Fiji. Shaping Trips To Japan: 27. Shaping Mentors: Dick Brewer, Skip Frye, and John Holly.
Favourite Board Builders: Dick Brewer, Skip Frye, Jack Reeves, Mike Diffenderfer, Rusty Preisendorfer, Simon Anderson, Tyler Hatzikian, Eric Christenson.
Favorite Tool: Skil 100 power plane.
Shaping Room Music: Radiohead, Hot Snakes, Mars Volta, Mastodon, Murder City Devils, Ludivico Einaudi, Queens of the Stone Age.
Favorite Food: Japanese and Mexican burritos!.
Hobbies: Surfing all styles of boards, back country snowboarding, vintage motorcycles and cars, Fishing, golf, and seeing live music.
Shaping Highlights: Working for and shaping side by side with Dick Brewer and Skip Frye. Greg Long winning the Eddie and Waterman of the Year, 5 XXL winners awarded on my boards, Tribute to the Masters contestant, 2 second place finishes in Reef Board Build O s’, building boards for some of the best surfers in the world.