2017

Gregg Weaver - 2017 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductee

Gregg Weaver – 2017

Find Gregg on Social Media Born on January 9, 1961 in San Jose, California, Gregg Weaver aka the Cadillac Kid, was one of the biggest stars during skateboarding’s re-emergence in the mid 1970s. He was featured in some of the very first Cadillac Wheels ads (the urethane wheels responsible for skateboarding’s rebirth), appeared on the […]

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Thrasher Magazine - 2017 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductee

Thrasher – 2017

Follow Thrasher on Social Media In 1978, a group of guys forged power, precision and speed to launch Independent Trucks, marshaling the energy and drive of the Skate and Destroy attitude. In January 1981, during one of skateboarding’s lowest downturns, the arrival of Thrasher magazine was heralded, with Kevin Thatcher at the helm and his

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Daewon Song - 2017 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductee

Daewon Song – 2017

Find Daewon on Social Media Born on February 17, 1975 in Seoul, South Korea, Daewon Song exploded onto the scene in 1992 via World Industries’ third video, Love Child, and has essentially been the leading technical skateboarder on the planet ever since. Undeniably in a class of his own, Daewon grew up in Gardena, California

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Mike McGill – 2017

Find Mike on Social Media Born on September 2, 1964, Mike McGill spent his early years in Florida before making his first trip out to California in 1978 alongside fellow Floridian Alan “Ollie” Gelfand. Through Gelfand’s connection to Powell Peralta, Mike was initially flowed some product by Stacy Peralta. After landing a centerfold in Skateboarder

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Eric Dressen - Skateboarding Hall of Fame

Eric Dressen – 2017

Find Eric on Social Media Eric Dressen was born on September 16, 1967 in Los Angeles, California and got his first skateboard at the age of eight. Only a year later, Eric was discovered by Laura Thornhill while skating a pool in Torrance. Impressed by his obvious natural talents, she introduced him to Skateboarder magazine

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