Adam Balaam is a 19-year old skimboarder from Sacramento, California, USA. We had the opportunity to ask
Adam some questions. Read on…
How long have you been skimming?
Where do you skim normally?
Paradise beach and Ashton
Who do you skim with?
The Vagrant Riders
Dallas Kingsbury, Ricardo Vega, Nate Sher, Mike Fineran
What is your favorite skim spot?
Mendicino, Washoe Lake, and Rollins lake
Where do you want to travel to skim?
Washington and Utah
What board(s) do you ride?
Dashboard EP pro and Dashboard Standard proto.
Do you compete?
If so, what competitions have you competed in?
Ground Zero Skimjam 2010
And what are some of your contest highlights?
Got 1st at skimfest in 2011
Do you have any sponsors? What companies?
DB Skimboards Super Shred rider
What other board sports do you partake in?
Skiing (If that counts) and skateboarding
What skimboarding goals do you have?
Land a varial on flat ground
Where do you see the skimboarding going in the future?
All the way to the top. We out here
What riders influenced your skimboarding?
Matt Head, Matt Matteucci, Lon Porteus, Brian kniveton, Brent Lippincott and Ryan Newby
What riders are pushing the sport right now?
Outta sacramento we got Ricardo Vega, Nate Sher, and the Vagrant crew
If you were stranded on a desert island that already has a plentiful resource of skimboards what three things would you bring?
lots of PVC, a camera, and a 40oz
What is the best advice you can to a skim grom trying to get recognized?
Focus on being individual and standing out in your edits. There are a lot of possibilities that skimboarding has just began to touch. Let your creativity drive those bangers.
Do you wave skim? Flatland? Both?
Kinda. Mostly Fatland
What is your favorite skimboarding trick?
shuv- Body Varial. Stonerflips
Last words? Shout outs?
Insta me at @trufie2_ Balaam