Catching up with Rymo was really fun because he’s a surfer at heart. He’s been the drummer for Slightly Stoopid for over 11 years, though it’s no secret to anyone who knows him that he loves surfing almost as much as music. Born and raised in Northern California, he honed his surfing in the heavy waves around San Francisco — Ocean Beach! — and Marin County, but Rymo loves his Southern California home — he now resides in Carlsbad — and when he’s not touring the world, he gets in as much water time as possible.
“There’s a ton of really great beaches right near my house,” Rymo says. “I pretty much surf every single day, if there’s waves. Nowadays, it’s a little harder to get in the water” — Rymo has one kid and another on the way — “but I still surf at least a few times a week.”