Introducing Dave – The Mad Scientist & Creative Genius of Isle

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Introducing Dave – The Mad Scientist & Creative Genius of Isle


David is our graphic / web designer and our all-around go-to creative genius here at Isle. Dave was born and raised in San Diego and has never left and for good reason. At an early age he found a love for the ocean at his grandfathers beach house in Venezuela, he then progressed his love for body boarding and surfing at Scripps Pier and Del Mar. Continuing his stoke for riding he began snowboarding in high school in the 90’s, and has been addicted ever since. Dave plays a huge role in developing all our board designs and product lines along with the overall look and management of the Isle website. Dave attended the Art Institute of San Diego Ca and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising with an emphasis in Graphic Design and Photography. When he’s not at work creating magic you can find him trolling the internet for unique limited art or playing with his son Jaxon. If you ever have any questions or ideas for Dave please email him at




Some Interesting Dave Facts:


How long have you worked for Isle Surf & SUP?

Since 2012


What is your favorite paddling style?

I like surfing small rollers or a nice sweep around the bay in the A.M.




Where is your favorite paddling spot?


Anywhere around Coronado, it’s the best of both worlds for paddling.


What is your favorite Isle Paddle board?

10’5 Versa


Do you have any secret talents?

  • Ultimate C Walking Champ
  • Fantasy Football Guru
  • Shredding the Gnar

When you’re not paddling, you are?

Taking care of the lil one, hitting up art shows around the states or searching for some fresh powder.


Favorite Mountain to board at?



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