Joseph A Tombers 
About this Skier
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  Name: Joseph A Tombers Nickname: Joey  
  Hails From: East Bethel, MN USA    
Interview
  What got you into barefooting?
I grew up living on a lake.
  How did you learn to barefoot?
I watched my neighbor start off of a kneeboard and I decided to give it a shot.
  Who was your first barefoot instructor?
Twin Cites River Rats Show Team
  Tell us about your first tournament
I did not know much about tournaments and did not know you could not repeat tricks so my second run was the same as my first, but it was still a lot of fun.
  How did you feel the first time you barefooted?
I felt excited and instantly fell in love with the sport.
  Why do you continue to barefoot?
I am still in love with the sport.
  Who has inspired you in this sport?
All of the skiers down at WBC are my biggest inspirations as I get to know them and their stories and understand more about the sport and what it is about and the training that goes into being at the top, and being at the top of any sport really.
  Have you held any World Records?
No.
  Have you won any medals at a world championship?
No.
  What skiers have you enjoyed watching and why?
I enjoy watching David Small jumping because I enjoy jumping and it is exciting to see the potential and the top skiers going at it.
  How often do you train ski?
I live in a norther state, Minnesota so the ski season is very short, but out of that time I train almost every day.
  Do you have a nickname and how did you get it?
No.
  What other activities do you participate in?
I am into hockey, but I quit playing for a couple of years but plan on getting back into it more competitively.
  What do you do for a living?
I attend school, but plan on Medical school to become a surgeon.
  What is your motto?
Work hard.
  When did you first start barefooting? 2008
  What is your Personal Best Score in Wakes? 12.4
  and what year 2013
  What is your Personal Best Score in Tricks? 1800
  and what year 2012
  What is your Personal Best Score in Jumping? 17.7
  and what year 2013
 


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