Woody Harris lives in California and rides for
Exile Skimboards. We got a chance to talk with Woody. Check it out.
What’s your name?
Where are you from?
Kill Devil Hills, NC Now residing in Dana Point, CA
How old are you?
How long have you been skimming?
Where do you skim normally?
All around Laguna
Who do you skim with?
Mikal Calvino, Cheyne Terjesen and Steve Taylor.
Who is pushing your riding the most right now?
Paulo Prietto, Cheyne Terjsesen and Brad Domke.
Where have you traveled to skimboard?
Cabo, all up and down the east coast and Santa Cruz.
Where do you want to travel to skim?
All over Europe, Japan, and south america.
What board(s) do you ride?
Small Exile pro shape textured.
Do you compete?
If so, what competitions have you competed in?
I compete in every UST contest. Plus, a few others.
And what are some of your contest highlights?
3rd in Cabo, 3rd in Vilano this year professionally and 1st place at the Vic last year in the mens division.
Do you have any sponsors? What companies?
Freak Traction, Exile Skimboards, Resistance Wetsuits, Fi-Hi and Extreme Outdoor Supply.
What other board sports do you partake in?
Skateboarding, snowboarding, and surfing.
What skimboarding goals do you have?
1st on the UST some time in my life.
Where do you see the skimboarding going in the future?
Hopefully It grows to as big as surfing but I don’t think it will.
What riders influenced your skimboarding?
Paulo Prietto, Brandon Rothe, Corey Ryan and Brendan Stevens.
What riders are pushing the sport right now?
Beaker, Paulo, Rothe, Jamie, Grady, Morgan and Warren Smith.
If you were stranded on a desert island that already has a plentiful resource of skimboards what three things would you bring?
Food, water and a female of tremendous beauty.
What is the best advice you can to a skim grom trying to get recognized?
Practice everyday and do well in tons of contests.