Adam Taylor aka "Adambomb"


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. In Adam’s first year competing in the mega ramp at X Games, he made the finals and placed 5th respectably. With his vert and mega ramp progression he has already earned a place among the elites. Adam has intense drive to be the best person he can be, that is, on and off a skateboard. At the ripe young age of 18, he has his own board company -Timeline. Also he is aligning himself with companies that share his passion for optimism, integrity, individuality, healthy living, environmental preservation and artistic expression.

Birthday: 9/25/89
Hometown:  Cocoa Beach, FL
Current Residence: San Diego, CA
Been a member of the Triple Eight team since 2008

Career highlights:

Results 2013

  • 2nd KIA World Games, Mini Megaplace Sony Big Air Triples POV Contest Venice, CA

Results 2012

  • 1st place Sony Big Air Triples POV Contest Venice, CA

Results 2011

  • 2nd X-Games Big Air, Los Angeles
  • 5th X-Games Vert, Los Angeles
  • 3rd MegaRamp Championship Series Stop #2, Brazil
  • 2nd MegaRamp Championship Series Stop #1, Woodward West – Mega Ramp
  • 3rd Asian X-Games Mini Mega Ramp, Shanghai
  • 3rd Maloof Money Cup Mini Mega, South Africa

Result 2010

  • 4th X-Games Big Air Rail Jam, Los Angeles
  • 5th X-Games Big Air, Los Angeles
  • 5th  AST Dew Tour Vert, Boston
  • 2nd Oi Vert Jam, Rio De Janeiro
  • 2nd Asian X-Games Mini Mega Ramp, Shanghai

How has your life changed five years ago to now?

A lot I have only been pro for 2 years so I have learned and traveled a lot in the last 5 years.

What is your favorite place you have got to visit thus far?

Zurich, Switzerland, Haiti, Guantamino Bay, Cuba.

Where did you get the nickname “Adambomb?”

It was a nickname given the by my friends recently. It stuck, so I created a trademark logo that will be featured on my new Pro Model helmet.

How does a typical day in the life of Adam Taylor go?

Well I don’t like waking up early so I usually get up late then go skate and hangout with my friends, unless I’m traveling, then I do a lot of stuff like exploring and such.

Words to live by?

Don’t worry about the negative things people will tell you.


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