Meet Sacramento, California skimboarder Scott Bishop. He just turned 18 and is from Roseville/Granite Bay. He bought his first skimboard in June of 2013 and is stoked on skimboarding.
Q. Where do you skim normally?
A. I skim mostly at Folsom Lake (Granite Bay). Occasionally I go out to Paradise Beach (Sacramento) or Bannister (Fair oaks)
Q. Who do you skim with?
A. I skim with Grayson Walker, Anthony Sitch, Tyler Lambert, the Goon Media Team, Alex Morrow and my filmer Dylan Burzinski
Q. What is your favorite skim spot?
A. Favorite skim spot that is near me is Paradise or Bannister, but I always go to Folsom because it’s not bad and local.
Q. Where have you traveled to skimboard?
A. I’ve gone all through San Diego back up to Sacramento.
Q. Where do you want to travel to skim?
A. I want to skim San Fransisco, but I’d really love to go up to Dash Point/Chambers creek or even Sweden!
Q. What board(s) do you ride?
A. I ride a 2013 DB Flex. I want to try out a new DB board this season. I went through 3 Flexs.
Q. Do you compete?
A. I’ve never competed, I’m really interested in competing and want to get more info on skim comps/fests.
Q. Do you have any sponsors? What companies?
A. Working on it! I have been working and I’m hoping my edit shows it to the skim society!
Q. What other board sports do you partake in?
A. I snowboard and used to skate! Been snowboarding for 8 years.
Q. Where do you see the skimboarding going in the future?
A. I see flatland skimboarding going in an insane direction! Theses guys throw down and it’s already taken out generation by storm!
Q. What riders influenced your skimboarding?
A. First time I met Grayson Walker was before I had my own board! I knew him because he was sponsored by DB Skimboards, and it set me to buy my own board. Everyone who gives me advice and feedback on my skimboarding influences me.
Q. What riders are pushing the sport right now?
A. Locally, The Goon Media team. Adam, Cardo, mike and Dallas all kill it. They are setting the standard!
Q. If you were stranded on a desert island that already has a plentiful resource of skimboards what three things would you bring?
A. PVC, Wood, toolbox.
Q. What makes you happy?
A. The kind of hype the skim community has!
Q. If everyone rode a skimboard would the world be a better place?
A. If everyone skimmed, society would run off of motivation and good vibes. You could say it’d be better.
Q. What skimboarding goals do you have?
A. My goals for skimboarding are expanding the sport to everyone! Getting everyone just as excited about skimming then we are. My other goal is, to become sponsored for this upcoming 2014 year and getting my name out there as much as possible.
Q. What is your favorite skimboarding trick?
A. My favorite skim trick is to big spin, on too and off of everything.
Q. Last words? Shout outs?
A. Shouts out Love//Hate, Trahpt Clothing co and all my homies out there tearin it up! RNS ONLY