WORDS: Stu Gomez // Tailgrab. San Francisco, California. Photo: Palozzolo
Hometown: Tampa, Florida
Setup: 8.25” Santa Cruz, Thunder 148s, 51mm Bones Wheels V2, Bones Swiss, Mob Grip, Thunder Hardware, Nike SB Janoski Slip Ons or Blazers
A clear case of work-hard-and-you’ll-get-there, Knibbs has spent years on his grind—when he wasn’t on the podium, he was in the streets—and it has paid off. Now fully on several teams, this stylish dude is recognized as a promising future pro. No one said it’d be easy, but Knibbs certainly makes it look that way.