Brandon McCorkle is a Chambers Creek local that has been skimming for about four years now. Read more about Brandon…
What’s your name?
Where are you from?
From Tacoma, Washington
How old are you?
How long have you been skimming?
Skimming for about 4 years I think
Where do you skim normally?
Chambers creek Washington
Who do you skim with?
Arthur Murray, Bryce Johnson, Oliver Parkman, Asia Pearson, Brandon Morris and whoever is at the creek.
What is your favorite skim spot?
Chambers is great for getting massive pop.
Where have you traveled to skimboard?
Haven’t traveled outside of Washington.
Where do you want to travel to skim?
Utah and Sac next year!
What board(s) do you ride?
Thomas pro 09 and Thomas reissue 2011 flex.
Do you compete?
Love to compete.
If so, what competitions have you competed in?
Dash Point Pro/AM ’08, ’10 and ’11 And chambers Throwdown ’08, ’10 and ’11.
And what are some of your contest highlights?
Just getting to skim with pros and guys from around the us. Just having an awesome sesh. Still want to place in one though. Next year watch for me.
Do you have any sponsors? What companies?
Hoping this gets me in some doors toward a sponsor. Looking for a clothing line or energy drink company.
What other board sports do you partake in?
Only snowboarding. I’m not good on skateboards just not my thing.
What skimboarding goals do you have?
Goals are to get on to a DVD get a sponsor and place in a contest.
Where do you see the skimboarding going in the future?
Well, it’s already around the whole world so maybe the X Games.
What riders influenced your skimboarding?
Blake Z, Issac Thomas and Logan Davidson.
What riders are pushing the sport right now?
Arthur Murray placing 2nd in pro division at the Chambers Creek Throwdown and Emile Panerio kills it.
If you were stranded on a desert island that already has a plentiful resource of skimboards what three things would you bring?
I would bring an ollie on box, my GoPro, so when they finally find me I’ll have lots of footage and get my own movie, and my DB shades…gotta look fly.
What is the best advice you can to a skim grom trying to get recognized?
Just go for it and bend your knees.
What is your favorite skimboarding trick?
Blake Zimmerman’s backside flip and varial flip.Addison Footes no comply front shuv onto the ollie on.
Last words? Shout outs?
Shout out to Blake Z, Arthur Murray, Logan D we missed you this year at the contests and Lonnie for making my sweet ride this year so perfect. Also, all my creek bros throwin’ it down everyday. Ranger Steve for keeping our spot clean from all our drunk partiers and for letting us session his boat. Also, Thomas D’Anieri for getting me the hook on this interview. Special thanks to Matt McDonald for hookin me up. Peace.