Tom Sims Net Worth
Tom Sims (December 6, 1950 – September 12, 2012) was an American competitor, creator, and business visionary. Sims was World Snowboarding Champion (1983), World Champion Skateboarder (1975), and organizer of Sims Snowboards and Sims Skateboards. He lived in Santa Barbara, California from 1971 until his death.In 1963, in his seventh grade wood-shop class at Haddonfield Central School in New Jersey, he made what he called a “skiboard,” consolidating his two most loved games, skiing and skateboarding.Sims was the essential snowboarding stunt twofold for “007” (Roger Moore) in the 1985 James Bond film A View to a Kill, which advocated both the snowboard and its use. Since 2006, the Sims Snowboards brand has been overseen by Collective Licensing International, however, Tom Sims was still dynamic in the organization. Tom kept on being actually engaged with the plan and testing of the new snowboard and skateboard hardware being created under the Sims brand until his death. Sims is credited with a considerable lot of the most significant advancements in both snowboarding and skateboarding, including the primary metal-edged snowboard, the principal snowboarding Half Pipe, the main free-form snowboard, and the main favorable to display snowboard. He is additionally credited with building and advertising the world’s first longboards for skateboarding in 1975. A youthful Tony Hawk rode Sims skateboards in the 1970s. Sims Died Sept 12, 2012 at a medical clinic close to his home in Santa Barbara, California.