DOB: November 3, 1961
Hometown: Kailua, Hawaii
Homespot: Kailua Beach/Diamond Head/Backyards
Titles: 1985 – 4th Overall World Cup (4x in Top 10)
Favorite Naish Gear: Everything! What I use just depends on the conditions…
Duties as Team Rider @ Naish: Shape/design/test & come up with new board ideas
WS Goals for 2014: Come up with new & innovative designs to push the sport further
What would I find in your refrigerator right now?
Gorgonzola cheese, prosciutto, asparagus, watercress, and a BIG rib-eye steak from Molokai Grass Fed Beef Co. And beer!
What is the last book you read?
“The Agony and the Ecstasy” by Irving Stone. It’s a biographical novel about Michelangelo. Really good reading!
Have you played in the dirt recently?
Always! Played with some rocks too…I love rocks!
Special talent (s):
I can do a pretty good impression of a donkey.
Favorite dish to eat? To cook?
Italian food, steak & potatoes, and watercress. I love watercress!
There is no wind so I’m going to….
Go stand up paddling, paddle a one-man canoe, surf, or anything else on the water.
Are you a spender or a saver?
Using a scale of 1 to 10, rate yourself on how weird you are…
Easily an 8…maybe a 9.
Best post-session meal?
Ice cold beer and poke! Boiled peanuts and spicy style edamame are a close runner up