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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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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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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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Danny Way - 2009 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductee

Danny Way – 2009

Find Danny on Social Media Danny Way started skateboarding at age six at the Del Mar Skateboard Ranch. By 11, he won the first contest he ever entered. Since then, Danny has been pushing boundaries, shattering records, and progressing the sport like very few others in the game. Growing up in Vista, California with his

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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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