Nickname: The Joker
Residence: Boca Raton, FL and Ocean City, MD
Other Sponsors: Billabong, Hyperlite, Beach Plaza
Career Highlight: 1st place men’s wakeskate USA cable nationals 2009.
HYPERLITE VIDEO – Starring Joker
VIDEO BY: Hyperlite Leigon Team
1. Quote to Live by?
“Fear causes hesitation, hesitation will cause your worst fears to come true.” – Bodhi
“I never shot or stabbed anybody who didn’t have it coming.” – Horse
“SOCIAL!” – Hugh Simms
2. Sand or Pavement? Both.
3. Transportation of choice? The rolls. or my pro model skateboard from 06. i love that board ♥
4. Party Location? My house. or my houseboat
5. How many invited? My crew from 15th street. Diesel, T-$$, Jake, Kelly, EZ, Troy, President Reagan, Smitty, Kneeboard Nick, Horse. We keep it tight.
6. Turnoff? People that only care about themselves. crowed cities, towns in the middle of nowhere. people that don’t try because they’re afraid they will fail.
7. Your Choice of Poison? Only Rum. Kraken or Sailor Jerry. mix it with Arnold Palmer and its called “The Flying Dutchman” I invented it. (Diesel helped)
8. Most Dangerous thing that has happened to you? Breaking my back while tow surfing the shoals
9. I rock my HUGH SIMMS Tie with? Confidence. (Boardshorts, No shirt no shoes)
10. Your Favorite Film? Point Break
11. Best surf session? Last Night. head high and clean, snow on the beach and surfin under the moonlight. nothing better than seeing the boardwalk lights from inside the barrel.
12. Best Skate session? When i hit the first backflip on our vert ramp.
13. Ideal girl? Fun!! easy going, sweet, ocean minded.
14. Best advice for the younger HUGH SIMMS Man? What my older bros told me, Aim for the top, and don’t listen to anyone who says you wont make it.
15. After hours, where you at? My house in the hot tub with my crew after a good day of riding.
17. If you were a pirate what would be the first thing plundered. First. i am a pirate, but i got a list.
1st I’d steal my friends back from college
2 West Marine
3 Ollie’s Pub
4 Taylor Bank
5 Home Depo
6 Tony’s Pizza
18. A chic says impress me right now. What would you do? Show her my gold medal, then pull down my pants.
19. Voucher: Any big Names in the field have a quote that they said about you? One of the reef girls said i was her type.
Kyle Murphy Said I’m a pretty good shot with a tranquilizer.
HUGH SIMMS NOTES: The Joker is one talented cat. Not only is he a blowup doll magnet but a sick wakeskater as well. I’m proud to sponsor him and support all is wreckless acts. So break out the Rum and your Hugh Simms Tie and make it happen.