Summary: pioneering skateboarder and one of the original members of Dogtown Z-Boys who had brought changes to skateboarding with their style and attitude after the Z-Boys came together in the 1970's at the Zephyr surf shop in Santa Monica, Calif. as Dogtown was referred to a coastal area of south Santa Monica and Venice.
Cause of Death: Apparent drug overdose
Born: December 5, 1956
Died: June 24, 2011
Location: Los Angeles, California