Spidey started out as a sponsored amateur skateboarder and turned pro at The Capitola Street Style contest in 1985. The companies and corporations he represented are top companies in the action sports field such as Quicksilver, Pocket Pistols Skateboards, Rector Safety Equipment and Converse. He also consulted these companies on marketing, public relations, advertising, talent acquisition and product development. He's been a contributing writer for Thrasher Magazine and Freestylin BMX; doing interviews, music & concert reviews, personality profiles along with contributing photo journalism. Spidey left it all behind in1989 and chose to go to college; while he was in college he was signed to Capitol Records to a record deal highlighting his own songs and was awarded an opportunity to record and perform his own material. Spidey has always been fashion forward often leaning towards eccentric preferences in everything he does of his own personal style. " I am sucker for a good looking sock. I LOVE SOCKS!!"