Sims Snowboards has announced their founder Tom Sims has passed away according to twitter post this morning. Tom was a pioneer in the sports of skateboarding and snowboarding. Having lived in Santa Barbara California since 1971 Tom Sims was fully engrained in the surf skate lifestyle.
If not for Tom and his modified snurfer the snowboard industry would never grown to where it is today. Enjoy these classic videos of Tom!!!
In Memoriam: Tom Sims 1950 – 2012. Forever missed, forever loved and #foreveralegend.
— SIMS Snow and Skate (@SIMSSnowboards) September 13, 2012
Tom Sims Remembered
Hollywood calls upon Tom for James Bond’s “A view to a kill”
Skateboards were sure funny back in the day, digging the old school vibe! Tom Sims Remembered once again
Thanks Tom for everything you brought to the sports of snowboarding and skateboarding, your memory will live on forever..