Tom "Pushbroom" McCarthy



Date of Birth 

October 18 1988



Current Location 

Phoenix AZ





What's your setup 

Imperial, Aera Trucks, RAD/These Wheels

Favorite Terrain 

Steep, Technical, Fast, Rough and Scary

Favorite Skating Discipline 

Downhill / Speedboarding

How you got into skating 

When I was 7yrs old, I met Tony Hawk at a skate demo in my hometown while living in Florida.

I shook his hand and bought a NASH board that day.

Favorite part of skating 

The exploration, adventure, and thrills.

Favorite Event 

CCT-Bumblebomb Race / Jam 2012

Worst Fear 

Losing the use of my legs, or falling off a cliff. "knock on wood"

Favorite saying

"The Edge… there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over."

Worst bail

Colliding with buddy at 50mph,and rag-dolling/tumbelweeding across the road into a ditch.