I live in San Clemente, but I’m originally from Sarasota, FL. I draw a lot of inspiration from the six-inch high waves I come from. I shaped my first surfboard aided by a VHS tape of John Carper, my love for building surfboards grew exponentially when I was introduced to twin fins from Rick Hammond and asymmetry from Donald Brink. After Donnie built me a board, I realized that there are no limits to what you're able to express in shaping and surfboards as an individual.
The past 5 years, my motivation for shaping has grown into building twin fins for any wave imaginable whether that’s Waimea, Lowers, Pipe/Backdoor, Cloudbreak, the Gulf Coast of Florida, Ocean Beach, etc. I believe it is possible to make a twin fin that adds greatly to your surfing in terms of speed, fluidity, hold, and versatility while not taking any performance aspects away by only surfing with two fins.