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Stacy Peralta – 2010

Find Stacy Peralta on Facebook and Instagram As one of the top pro skateboarders of the 1970s, Stacy Peralta’s atoms were activated across a wide swath of reality: participating in a lion’s share of contests, demos and tours, and appearing in a mammoth mound of magazines, movies and merchandise. After a lucrative career riding for …

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Patti McGee – 2010

Find Patti on Social Media Patti McGee is one of the original legends of skateboarding. Born on August 23, 1945, Patti grew up in the San Diego surfing scene of the 1950s and ’60s, where she started surfing in 1958. Within a few years, whenever the surf was junk, surfers would continue their thrill seeking …

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Eric Koston – 2010

Find Eric on Social Media As one traces the evolution of modern street skating from its earliest foundation to the unbelievable heights to which it has risen, Eric Koston has served as a constant innovator each step of the way. Since turning pro in 1992, Eric Koston has remained unfadeable in a cut-throat contest capacity …

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Steve Caballero – 2010

Find Steve on Social Media Hailing from San Jose, California, Steve Caballero  joined the Bones Brigade in 1979, after being discovered by Stacy Peralta. (In fact, Cab is still with Powell-Peralta today. No one else in the industry has remained with their original sponsor for nearly as long.) In 1980, Steve turned pro and was …

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Bob Burnquist – 2010

Find Bob on Social Media As a child growing up in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Bob Burnquist started skating at age 11, and by 14 he had already turned pro. At the Slam City Jam in 1995, the practically unknown Bob’s skating floored the crowd and judges, earning him a first-place finish. The rest, as they …

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Danny Way – 2009

Find Danny on Social Media Danny Way started skateboarding at age six at the Del Mar Skateboard Ranch. By 11, he won the first contest he ever entered. Since then, Danny has been pushing boundaries, shattering records, and progressing the sport like very few others in the game. Growing up in Vista, California with his …

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Bruce Logan – 2009

Bruce Logan began skateboarding in the 1950s on a board he built from a two-by-four and roller skate wheels. He took his organic, inventive passion to the street and became one of the first professional skateboarders. In 1963, as a founding member of the Makaha Skateboard team, he and Larry Stevenson put together the Makaha …

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Tony Hawk – 2009

Find Tony on Social Media Tony Hawk was nine years old when his brother changed all of our lives by giving him a blue fiberglass Bahne banana board. Before skateboarding, Hawk was a self-described nightmare. “Instead of the terrible twos, I was the terrible youth,” he said. “I was a hyper, rail thin geek on …

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Tony Alva – 2009

Find Tony on Social Media Born in Santa Monica, California in 1957, Tony Alva developed a passion at a young age for surfing, skateboarding and rock ’n’ roll. In 1972, along with Jay Adams and Stacy Peralta, he joined the legendary Z-Boys skateboard team. Alva later went on to win the Men’s World Overall Championships …

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