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ASA Athlete

United States of America flagAdam Taylor
United States of America
Hometown: Cocoa Beach, FL
Age: 29
Height: 5' 7
Weight: 145
Sports: ,
Sponsors: Skin Industries, MegaRamp, Triple 8, Ron Jons, Pull-in, 187 Pads, Tracker, Type-S, Osiris
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Adam Bomb is a nickname given by Adam’s friends recently. It stuck, thus a trademark logo was created (by Adam) that will be used on signature products and in marketing throughout his career.

Adam is a skate soldier with an incredibly consistent, smooth and technical ability. He’s personally motivated and skates in Encinitas with some of today’s top pros who have helped bring him to a pro level in the “Vert” world. Just recently, He’s been pushing the limits on the Mega Ramp and will surely be the new blood to watch out for this year. With his “Vert” and “Mega Ramp” progression he has earned a place among the elites already.

At 19, Adam Taylor of Encinitas is one of the youngest skaters in Big Air and the traditional fan favorite in Vert Ramp. Adam landed a 4th place in the Skate Big Air during the Summer X Games 2009. Receiving a score of 90.66 points. Adam has been training in Encinitas with some of today's top pros that continue to push him to new levels.

Adam currently competed in this years DEW TOUR against the worlds top riders like Andy Macdonald, Bucky Lasek, and Bob Burnquist and finished 4th overall in points for the 2009 season out of the top 20 Skaters in the world.

 

 


History:
  • 2011 Kia Asian X Games, Shanghai, China - Mini-Mega: 3rd
  • 2011 Kia Asian X Games, Shanghai, China - Vert: 9th
  • 2010 Maloof Money Cup, Costa Mesa, CA - Overall: 5th
  • 2010 Maloof Money Cup, Costa Mesa, CA - Vert: 5th
  • 2010 Maloof Money Cup, Costa Mesa, CA - Mini-Mega: 6th
  • 2010 X Games 16, Los Angeles, CA - Big Air: 5th
  • 2010 Alli Dew Tour, Boston, MA - Vert: 5th
  • 2010 Asian X Games, Shanghai, China - Mini-Mega: Silver
  • 2009 X Games 15, Los Angeles, CA - Big Air Rail Jam: 4th
  • 2009 X Games 15, Los Angeles, CA - Big Air: 4th
  • 2009 Maloof Money Cup, Costa Mesa, CA - Vert: 6th
  • 2009 ASA Action Sports World Tour, King's Island, OH - Vert: 4th
  • 2009 Alli Dew Tour, Portland, OR - Vert: 5th
  • 2009 ASA Action Sports World Tour, Minneapolis, MN - Vert: 4th
  • 2009 Alli Dew Tour, Boston, MA - Vert: 7th
  • 2009 Alli Dew Tour, China - Vert: 3rd
  • 2009 Asian X Games, Shanghai - Vert: Silver Medalist
  • 2008 AST Dew Tour, Orlando, FL - Vert: 5th
  • 2008 AST Dew Tour, Salt Lake City, UT - Vert: 4th
  • 2008 AST Dew Tour, Portland, OR - Vert: 7th
  • 2008 X Games 14, Los Angeles, CA - Big Air: 5th
  • 2008 Copenhagen Pro, Denmark - Vert: 6th
  • 2008 AST Dew Tour, Baltimore, MD - Vert: 5th
  • 2008 Vans Pro-Tec Pool Party, Orange, CA - 10th
  • 2008 X-Games, Brasil - Vert: 2nd
  • 2008 AST Dew Tour, China - Vert: 3rd
  • 2008 Tampa Pro, Tampa, FL - Vert: 4th
  • 2007 LG Action Sports World Championships, Dallas, TX - Vert: 10th
  • 2007 Dew Tour, Orlando, FL - Vert: 7th
  • 2007 X-Games Mexico, Mexico City - Vert: 8th
  • 2007 Action Sports World Tour, Phoenix, AZ - Vert: 8th
  • 2007 Soul Bowl, Huntington Beach, CA: 6th
  • 2007 Copenhagen Pro, Denmark - Vert: 7th

Notable:

Current city: Encinitas, CA

Riding since: 1999

Turned pro: 2007

Discipline: Vert, Bowl & Megaramp

Activities when not riding: surfing and snowboarding

Worst injury: Broken elbow

Coolest thing you own: Real Katana

What's on your ipod: mad techno

5 things you always travel with: skateboard, iphone, passport, money, fun

Favorite city: Bondi, Australia

Favorite trick: lein rodeo

Favorite food: Burrito

Favorite movie: Donnie Darko

What is your favorite place to skate: YMCA

Favorite TV show: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Favorite riders/skaters: Bob Burnquist

Career Highlight: 3rd megaramp Brasil

Life Highlight: Being a pro skater

Heroes/influences: Bob Burnquist, Kelly Slater