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2022 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductee - Steve Rocco

Steve Rocco – 2022

It is almost impossible to cover the complete legacy of Steve Rocco. No one would have known that when Steve, the oldest of six siblings in Hermosa Beach, received his first skateboard at age eleven it would begin a story molded in success, risk, and controversy. First gaining recognition as an excellent freestyle skater, Rocco […]

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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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Rodney Mullen – 2013

Fittingly inducted into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame the same year as his former Powell-Peralta teammate and fellow Floridian, Alan Gelfand, Rodney would be more than worthy of this honor for his adaptation of Gelfand’s vertical ollie to flatground alone. When Rodney innovated the freestyle ollie pop on flat ground in 1982, it became the

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