Skateboarding in History

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Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1999-07-27 Tony Hawk is the first skateboarder to land a "900"

Skateboarder Tony Hawk
Skateboarder
Tony Hawk
  • 2020-05-08 11-year old Brazilian skateboarder Gui Khury creates world record by performing 1st 1080 degree turn on a vertical ramp

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1957-09-02 Tony Alva, American skateboarder
  • 1961-02-03 Jay Adams, American skateboarder
  • 1962-09-24 Jake Phelps, American skateboarder, journalist (editor Thrasher magazine), born in San Francisco, CA (d. 2019)
  • 1966-08-17 Rodney Mullen, American professional skateboarder, born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1968-04-28 Jeff Grosso, American skateboarder (host Youtube’s 'Vans Loveletters to Skateboarding'), born in Glendale, California (d. 2020)

Person of interestTony Hawk

1968-05-12 Tony Hawk, American skateboarder, born in Carlsbad, California

Skateboarder Tony Hawk
Skateboarder
Tony Hawk
  • 1970-06-29 Mike Vallely, American skateboarder and singer (Black Flag), born in Edison, New Jersey
  • 1972-07-28 Ed Templeton, American skateboarder (Toy Machine), born in Garden Grove, California
  • 1972-12-03 Bucky Lasek, American skateboarder (10 x Summer X Games gold), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1973-07-31 Andy MacDonald, American skateboarder (8-time X Games Vert & Vert Doubles champion), born in Melrose, Massachusetts
  • 1974-01-21 Keith Hufnagel, American skateboarder (founded skate/clothing company HUF), born in NYC, NY (d. 2020)
  • 1974-06-28 Rob Dyrdek, American entrepreneur, TV personality (Ridiculousness) and professional skateboarder, born in Kettering, Ohio
  • 1975-02-19 Daewon Song, Korean professional skateboarder
  • 1976-06-06 Geoff Rowley, English skateboarder (co-owner Flip Skateboards; Thrasher Magazine "Skater of the Year" 2000), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1976-10-10 Bob Burnquist, Brazilian-American skateboarder, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1977-05-20 Chad Muska, American Skateboarder for Element Skateboards
  • 1977-12-25 Jim Greco, American skateboarder, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1978-12-10 Brandon Novak, American skateboarder
  • 1979-01-28 Ali Boulala, Swedish skateboarder
  • 1979-09-28 Bam Margera, American skateboarder
  • 1980-05-02 Pierre-Luc Gagnon, Canadian skateboarder, born in Boucherville, Quebec, Canada
  • 1982-05-25 Ryan Gallant, American professional skateboarder, born in Southboro, Massachusetts
  • 1985-03-12 Tosh Townend, American skateboarder
  • 1989-09-21 Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins, American skateboarder
  • 1989-12-30 Ryan Sheckler, American professional skateboarder
  • 1994-11-30 Nyjah Huston, American skateboarder, born in Davis, California

Weddings in Sport


LoveWedding of Interest

2006-01-12 Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk (37) weds Lhotse Merriam at Tavarua Island Resort in Fiji

Skateboarder Tony Hawk
Skateboarder
Tony Hawk
  • 2013-10-05 Skateboarder and actor Bam Margera (34) weds Nicole Boyd in Reykjavík, Iceland

Deaths in Sport

  • 2000-07-10 Justin Pierce, English-American actor and skateboarder (b. 1975)
  • 2019-03-14 Jake Phelps, American skateboarder, journalist (editor Thrasher magazine), dies at 56
  • 2020-03-31 Jeff Grosso, American skateboarder (host Youtube’s 'Vans Loveletters to Skateboarding'), dies at 51
  • 2020-09-24 Keith Hufnagel, American skateboarder (founded skate/clothing company HUF), dies of brain cancer at 46