Skateboarders

A skateboarder is a person who practices the action sport of skateboarding. In the recent years, skateboarding has emerged as a popular recreational activity and the sport will be represented at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. There are various renowned skaters who have helped to popularize the sports. Among these, the name of Anthony Frank Hawk stands out. Highly talented and flexible, Hawk is considered by many to be one of the most successful and influential pioneers of modern vertical skateboarding. He is also well known for completing the first documented 900. Another famous skater is Nyjah Imani Huston, who is the highest paid skateboarder in the world. When talking of famous skaters, how can we miss the name of Rodney Mullen? Not only is he an exceptionally talented skater, but also the inventor of the backside flip, 360 flip, and one-footed Ollie among others. Skating is a sport equally popular among both men and women. Some female skaters who have made a name for themselves in the field are Janette Ahrens, Tenley Albright, Lisa-Marie Allen, and Katherine Healy. Check out this section to know more about some of the greatest skateboarders of the world!
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 1 Shaun White

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Famous As: Snowboarder
Birthdate: September 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

Shaun White is an American snowboarder, musician, and skateboarder. Having won three Olympic gold medals, White holds the record for the most number of Olympic gold medals won by a snowboarder and most number of X-Games gold medals won. He also has 10 ESPY Awards under his belt. A multi-talented personality, White plays the guitar for the band, Bad Things.

 2 Bam Margera

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Famous As: Skateboarder
Birthdate: September 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

Professional skateboarder and stunt performer Bam Margera gained fame with the reality show Jackass. He has also hosted his own TV and radio shows, produced a video series, and appeared as an animated character in the Tony Hawk game franchise. He has directed films and also owns a music label.

 3 Jason Lee

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California, United States

Jason Lee is an American actor, photographer, producer, writer, and former professional skateboarder. The recipient of the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, Lee has also received a Golden Globe Award nomination for his work as an actor. A multi-talented personality, Jason Lee is credited with co-founding a company named Stereo Skateboards which manufactures skateboard decks, apparel, and equipment.

 4 Sky Brown

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Famous As: Skateboarder
Birthdate: July 12, 2008
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Miyazaki
Born to a Japanese mother and a British father, Sky Brown is a self-taught skateboarder who learned the art from YouTube videos. At age 10, she became the world’s youngest professional skateboarder. The Dancing with the Stars: Juniors winner had a near-death experience after a skateboarding accident in 2020.

 5 Justin Pierce

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Famous As: Actor & Skateboarder
Birthdate: March 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 10, 2000

Justin Pierce was a British skateboarder and actor, best known for playing Casper in the 1995 coming-of-age drama film, Kids. Pierce, who had a troubled early life due to his parents' separation, started using marijuana and heroin, for which he was also arrested. At the age of 25, Justin Pierce committed suicide amidst a successful acting career.

 6 Ken Block

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Famous As: Rally driver
Birthdate: November 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Long Beach, United States

Hoonigan Racing driver Ken Block has had many accomplishments throughout his career, including 16 Rally American wins. He also has 5 X Games medals in his kitty. His globally hit YouTube videos of the Gymkhana series drew over 500 million views. His interests also include sports such as skateboarding and snowboarding.

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 7 Rodney Mullen

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Famous As: Skateboarder
Birthdate: August 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, USA
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 8 Nyjah Huston

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Famous As: Skateboarder
Birthdate: November 30, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yolo County, California, USA
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 9 Ryan Sheckler

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Famous As: Skateboarder, Actor
Birthdate: December 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Palma

 10 Brian Boitano

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Famous As: American figure skater
Birthdate: October 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mountain View, California, United States
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 11 Jay Adams

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Famous As: Skateboarder
Birthdate: February 3, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Venice, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: August 15, 2014

 12 Stacy Peralta

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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: October 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, USA
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 13 Dylan Rieder

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Famous As: Skateboarder
Birthdate: May 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Westminster, California, USA
Died: October 12, 2016

 14 Gracie Gold

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Famous As: figure skater
Birthdate: August 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newton
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 15 Keegan Palmer

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Famous As: Skateboarder
Birthdate: March 13, 2003
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

 16 Mao Asada

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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: September 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Meito Ward, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
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 17 Sasha Cohen

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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: October 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Westwood, California, United States

 18 Peggy Fleming

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Famous As: American figure skater
Birthdate: July 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
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 19 Evan Lysacek

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Famous As: American figure skater
Birthdate: June 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 20 Miki Ando

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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: December 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nagoya
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 21 Ali Boulala

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Famous As: professional skateboarder who has appeared in the Flip Skateboards videos Sorry and Really Sorry
Birthdate: January 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 22 Shani Davis

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Famous As: Speed skater
Birthdate: August 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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 23 Daisuke Takahashi

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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: March 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kurashiki

 24 Nobunari Oda

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Famous As: Figure skater, Tarento
Birthdate: March 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ōsaka

 25 Arto Saari

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Famous As: Skateboarder
Birthdate: November 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Seinäjoki

 26 Lizzie Armanto

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Famous As: Four time World Cup Skateboarding champion and X Games gold medalist
Birthdate: January 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
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 27 Craig Kelly

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Famous As: Snowboarder
Birthdate: April 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Granite City, Illinois, United States
Died: January 20, 2003

 28 Keenan Milton

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Famous As: Skateboarder
Birthdate: August 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: United States
Died: July 5, 2001
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 29 Jimmy Shea

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Famous As: Skeleton Racer
Birthdate: June 10, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States

 30 Sluggo Boyce

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Famous As: Skateboarder
Birthdate: September 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
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 31 Jack Shea

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Famous As: Speed skater
Birthdate: September 7, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lake Placid, New York, United States
Died: January 22, 2002

 32 Joao Kabecao

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Famous As: Skateboarder
Birthdate: 1973 AD
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: May 5, 2020
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 33 Ben Azelart

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Famous As: Skateboarder, Instagram Star
Birthdate: January 10, 2002
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Texas

 34 Bob Burnquist

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Famous As: Professional Skateboarder
Birthdate: October 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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 35 Trixie Trujillo

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Famous As: Skateboarder
Birthdate: September 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: United States