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Micke Alba - 2019 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductee

Micke Alba – 2019

Follow Micke on Social Media Born in the Badlands of Southern California, Michael “Micke” Alba enjoyed a career as one of the top vert pros from the late 1970s to the late-’80s. Starting out skating freestyle around 1975, Micke switched over to vert at the Bel Air Pool, the Central Pool, the famous L Pool

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Jeff Ho - 2018 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductee

Jeff Ho – 2018

Find Jeff on Social Media Jeff Ho started building and riding skateboards in the 1950s, with discarded wooden planks and metal roller skate wheels. By the ’60s, he was perfecting his style, do-it-yourself aesthetic and revolutionary designs for surfboards and skateboards. Others took notice. By the ’70s, he opened his own storefront and workshop near

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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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John Cardiel - 2015 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductee

John Cardiel – 2015

Follow John on Instagram Simply one of the biggest and enduring legends of skateboarding, John Cardiel was born on December 14, 1973 in San Jose, California. He grew up in Half Moon Bay and later Grass Valley. Transcending multiple generations and beloved worldwide, his “All hail Cardiel!” folklore was built not on any technical innovation

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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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Stacy Peralta - 2010 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductee

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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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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