SHoF 2012

The Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductees for the year 2012.

Mark Gonzales

Mark Gonzales – 2012

Today’s street skateboarding is a far cry from the pool-influenced riding of the 1970s from which it was spawned, and the Gonz had a lot to do with that. Mark Gonzales, the pioneering and consequently obliterating ripper of all oncoming terrain, subject to the variables in which he chose to place before his path, naturally, didn’t set out to

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Glen E. Friedman – 2012

Find Glen on Social Media Glen E. Friedman, considered by many to be the most important photographer of his generation, started his illustrious career by first being published in Skateboarder magazine at the age of 14. He is most well known for his influential and iconic images of rebellious artists ranging from classic skateboarding, punk

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Black Flag - 2012 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductees

Black Flag – 2012

Find Black Flag on Social Media The seminal hardcore punk band Black Flag gave voice to an anti-authoritarian, non-conformist message that deeply resonated with and inspired skateboarders in the late 1970s and early ’80s. Rising up from the streets of Hermosa Beach, California, with a do-it-yourself, against-the-grain approach to underground popularity, Black Flag emerged like

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