Adam Taylor aka "Adambomb"
CHECK OUT ADAM'S PRO MODEL HELMET
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.
Hometown: Cocoa Beach, FL
Current Residence: San Diego, CA
Been a member of the Triple Eight team since 2008
- 2nd KIA World Games, Mini Megaplace Sony Big Air Triples POV Contest Venice, CA
- 1st place Sony Big Air Triples POV Contest Venice, CA
- 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
- 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.