Von: Wild West Templeton Age: 33
Birth Date: 07/30/1983
Birth Place: Wild West Templeton, CA
Currently Living: Forests of Templeton, CA
Weight: 155 lbs.
Sponsors: Volcom Clothing and Wetsuits, Globe Shoes, Channel Islands, Spy, Monster, Famous Wax, CCS
Volcom rider since: 1999
First board: 5'10" Channel islands with a broken nose so I jigsawed it round and made it a 5'0", while simultaneously attempting my first repair experience with fiberglass and resin. I pearled up to my neck every wave from there out.
Warm Ups: Early morning mountain bike riding with some good tunes.
What gets you motivated to surf: Good style, proper music, dreamy skatepark set ups, beachy break tubes
Side Tracks: Nothing too riveting; small art projects, photos and video, solar energy and hippy living
Music/Bands: The XX, Fever Ray
Videos/Movies: 156 tricks
Best style: Ozzie with Machado flair
Random Information: I have both the world's largest and smallest breed of dog. I have a pack of animals
Favorite Volcom Jeans: Rowley
Favorite Boardshorts: Mano Mod
One thing you can't leave home without: Passport
Special Thanks: My girl Joders, my family, my family at Volcom