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Deanna Calkins - 2020 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductee

Deanna Calkins – 2020

Find Deanna on Social Media Born in Inglewood, California in 1959, slalom icon Deanna Calkins started skating just two months before she graduated from South High School in Torrance in 1977. Soon after, she discovered the slalom course at Skateboard World in Torrance, which came to her naturally. Employing a parallel ski stance, Deanna was beating everyone on

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Cindy Whitehead - 2016 Skateboarding Hall of Fame

Cindy Whitehead – 2016

Find Cindy on Social Media Cindy Whitehead began skateboarding at age 15, and by 17, she had turned pro and become one of the top-ranked female skateboarders for vertical terrain nationwide in the 1970s. She did so at a time when it was nearly unheard of for girls to take up the “dangerous” new activity,

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