Q & A

  1. When did you turn pro?


  2. What are the events, wins, memories that stand out most throughout your career so far?

    I don’t do contests

  3. If there’s one thing that people in the industry would recognize you by, what would that be?

    A lot of Aloha I hope

  4. Word Association:

    • Fun= pipeline • Vision= tube • Friend=SION • Foe= bouncers • Greenhouse= Sitcky icky • Gas= Melt ‘um

  5. When did you first start riding? Where/why?

    My dad surfs so I was always in the water

  6. What drives you to be sicker than everyone else?

    Big Barrels

  7. If you had to date one person who would it be: Pamela Anderson after Tommy Lee, Snookie from Jersey Shore, or Oprah?


  8. If you had to share a bathroom with one Oakley rider, who would it NOT be and why?

    Breno, Melling! We all know why!!

  9. Tell me a funny story about an Oakley rider...(We’ll never tell)

    That’s top secret stuff

  10. What wave scares you the most?


  11. Which break is just pure FUN for you?

    A Secret spot!

  12. Talent…other than doing no handed pushups:

    Two handed pushups??

  13. Your Favorites…(Start with your favorite music artist or something):

    Drake, Weezy, Hawaiian food, Chicken Katsu

  14. Oakleys are…

    Da shizzznet!

  15. Best song to ride to:

    Baptism by Crystal Castles

  16. First thing you do when you get back from a trip is…

    jump in the Ocean

  17. A lot of riders never get to go to Prom, did you go, who did you take or who would you ask if you could go today?

    No… but I had a hotel room!

  18. What is something that you wouldn't normally tell someone about yourself?

    I like Rihanna

  19. Fist pumping? Head Banging? C-Walking? Or Funky Chicken? Which one? Or all of the above?


  20. Dream vacation spot:


  21. Would you rather get punched in the gut by Mr. T. or super roundhouse kicked in the face by Chuck Norris?

    It don’t matter! But they better be ready for me to return the bite!

  22. If the most interesting man in the world wanted to take your girlfriend out would you let him?

    Yeah, If she wanted to go then she better pack her bags.

  23. People would be super surprised if they knew that you…

    like to look for shells

  24. What tricks are you working on?

    My down the line

  25. You’ve been mistaken for…

    A asshole

  26. Food…

    is a close second to sex!

  27. Taylor Swift or Myley Cyrus? Or if you prefer older, Megan Fox or Diane Kreuger?

    Megan Fox all da way!

  28. Last words…

    The more Aloha you give, the more you get back! Live Like Sion!!

Rico Jimenez


Don't pee into the wind. And Live Like Sion!

Date of Birth:
May 18, 1980
Kapahi, Kauai. Either you hunt Pigs or surf.
Tamba Surf Co
Wrenching my truck, Boxing, Kick boxing, Jiu Jitsu

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