SHoF 2010

Larry Stevenson – 2010

In the early 1960s, Larry Stevenson was working as a lifeguard in Southern California. He noticed that on days the waves were tame, surfers would dart around a parking lot on crude skateboards cobbled together from wooden planks with metal roller skate wheels. Mr. Stevenson, an avid swimmer and surfer, thought he could do better. He began …

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CR Stecyk III – 2010

Follow Craig on Instagram In the late 1970s, as an original member of the Dogtown skateboard gang in Southern California, Stecyk changed the look and attitude of skateboarding forever. As a result of familial and neighborhood connections in the Venice and Santa Monica areas of Los Angeles, Stecyk grew up around car customizers and auto …

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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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