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Nathan Smids

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Full Name: Nathan Smids
Division: AS – 1 (Stand/Kneel)
Place of Birth: Chatham, Ontaio, Canada
Resides in: San Luis Obispo, CA
Age: 34
Favorite Surf Break: Willow Creek – Big Sur
Board: 6’10” Firewire
Years of surfing: 8

RIDER BIO

About:

Lost leg due to a snowboarding accident 14 years ago Moved to Californian from Canada to work 9 years ago Work as a Recreation Therapist at a Maximum Security Forensic Hospital Got first surf lesson 8 years ago Volunteer as an Amputee Role Model for Camp No Limits (A camp for kids with limb difference), in various different states throughout the year.

Hobbie:

Hiking Camping and exploring in Big Sur, CA Gardening Art/wood burinng/surboard art Travelling Wood working

Big Events:

1st place – 2016 USA Surf Championships

Sponsors:

Firewire give me boards at cost