Favorite Wave: My home break
Local Spot: Silverstrand Beach
Sponsors: Xcel, Alpinestars, Macbeth shoes, Revolution Surfshop, Al Merrick surfboards, Famouswax
Favorite Food: Mexican food
Favorite Athlete: Tom Curran, Kelly Slater, the Hobgoods, Andy Irons, Tim and Josh Curran
Competitive Highlights: 1st, OP New Port Classic, 2005; 2nd, 2006 • 2nd, O’Neill Cold Water Classic, 2006 • 3rd O’Neill SI Pro, 2008 • 5th, Hang Loose Pro Brazil, 2008, Honda US Open of Surfing 2008, 1st place
Travel Highlights: Hard to say... Every trip is an awesome experience.
Worst Trip: Maybe my last trip to Brazil... I got super sick. Or Indo, where I got stuck and dry docked on a 15 foot boat for 18 hours.
Parting Words: Don't call it a comeback!