Mims brings 30+ years of experience providing skateboarding lessons and camps in Southern California

Encinitas, Calif. (April 16, 2018) — Neal Mims joins Stomp Sessions as Skateboard Manager helping recruit, train and grow skateboarding for Stomp Sessions in Southern California. Neal brings over 34 years of skateboarding experience to the Stomp Sessions team.

Stomp Sessions, a startup founded in 2016 in Truckee, Calif., started connecting skateboarders with pro skaters and local experts last year in Northern and Southern California for lessons, classes and ride with a pro experiences. Stomp entered the snowsports market with the partnership with Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows announced in February with the ride with a pro experience for snowboarding and skiing.

Neal Mims is a professional skateboarder with over 34 years of skateboarding experience. During his long and distinguished career, he has appeared regularly in the top skateboarding magazines and publications, as well as, being featured in some of the most iconic skate videos. In that time, he skated with the best in the business from Tony Hawk to Rodney Mullen to Ryan Sheckler. Neal is known and respected throughout the skateboard industry.  Ten years ago, Neal transitioned from professional skating to nurturing the next generation of skaters and started the Neal Mims Skate Academy to coach and mentor young skateboarders. Since then, he has coached hundreds of skaters from beginners to competitive skateboarders, from the youngest children to adults of all ages. His ability to connect with each individual on a personal level while creating an enjoyable, yet challenging environment for them to progress is second to none. In 2015 he opened Academy Skatepark which quickly became the premier, indoor skateboarding facility in San Diego. This allowed him to expand his training programs to an even wider audience as well as to recruit and train new skateboarding coaches to also use his proven coaching methodology. Neal is also a much sought after skateboarding judge and has judged all of the different skateboarding disciplines from Street to Park to Vert and Big Air. He regularly judges the top global skateboarding competitions including the X Games to the Dew Tour and has judged competitions in the US, Asia and Europe.

Stomp also provides quick tips and digital training features on its mobile app, including a skills progression roadmap with pro quick tips with 2 time Thrasher Skateboarder of the Year, Chris Cole. These short instructional videos break down skateboard tricks for learning and practicing on your own. The mobile app includes an innovative side-by-side video trainer to compare yourself against the proper technique demonstrated by Cole.

Neal Mims is a true leader in the skateboard industry and has been a pioneer in skateboard lessons in Southern California. His deep experience in all aspects of skateboard instruction will help build on a solid foundation progression-based learning built into the Stomp Sessions Platform. His impeccable reputation with parents and pro skaters is why Chris Cole referred him to Stomp. We are looking forward to a big, bright future in So Cal.
– Ryan Williams, Co-Founder and CEO, Stomp Sessions


I have been looking for a technology company that could help me bring my experience to a wider geography. Once I met Ryan at Stomp Sessions, I knew this was the platform to make this vision a reality. I am really excited to help take Stomp Sessions skate to another level.
– Neal Mims

The Stomp Sessions app is available for download in the App Store and Google Play stores.

Photos of Stomp Sessions app and Neal Mims


About Stomp Sessions

Stomp Sessions is an action sports mobile and web platform for booking lessons, camps and sessions to ride with pro athletes in skateboarding, snowboarding and skiing. Stomp Pros range from Olympic and XGames medalists, including 2018 Olympic Gold medalist Jamie Anderson and 3 times XGames Gold medalist Chris Cole, to iconic industry legends and local pros. Each personalized session includes photo/video taken by your Stomp Pro, documenting you and your day, to share with friends and family. Stomp has a shared revenue model partnering with skateparks, ski resorts, pro athletes and community nonprofits. The most iconic Olympic and XGames medalist have joined Stomp as athlete advisors to validate and promote booking sessions, including Ryan Sheckler, Chris Cole, Jamie Anderson, Jeremy Jones, Chas Guldemond, JT Holmes, Julia Mancuso, Daron Rahlves, Cam Zink and Chuck Patterson. Stomp Skateboarding is available in Truckee and Southern California, providing lessons, classes and ride with a pro experiences. Stomp Snowboarding and Stomp Skiing is available in Lake Tahoe at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows, providing ride with a pro experiences. Stomp also offers a digital progression platform with Pro Quick Tips videos on the app. These videos provide insider secrets from the pros, sharing World Champion skills, enabling app users to learn from home. Download the Stomp Sessions app in Apple App Store or Google Play and Stomp Sessions website: https://www.stompsessions.com/


Ryan Williams
Co-Founder / CEO
Stomp Sessions


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