James Capps is one of the hottest young guns currently in the Bay Area. Dave Chami shot a sick sequence of him that ran as his Check Out in our July 2012 Am Issue. Here’s his Video Check Out to back it up!

Age: 22
Home: San Francisco, California
Sponsors: Organika (flow), DC (flow), Spitfire (flow), Fourstar (flow), FTC SF

First skate video you saw: TransWorld i.e.
Guilty pleasure: Sleeping in!
Am who should be pro: Josh Matthews.
Session killer: Busenitz.
Best thing about your hometown: Camping upriver with family and friends.
Best style: Janoski.
Video part that gets you ready to shred: Cardiel! Sight Unseen.
Road trip essentials: Music and a packed cooler.
Next contest: Amsterdam Am.
Food spot: Freddie’s Sandwiches in North Beach.

Hailing from the northwest side of the USA, James quietly showed up on the SF skate scene with his smooth and casual style and easygoing demeanor. Once you hang out and skate with James, you'll be backing him like I do.—Jack Curtin

Filmed by Ando, Zack Mack, Colin Clark, Mackenzie Sharf, edited by Cameron Holland