Jay Adams

 

 

 

Age: 53

 

Summary: legendary skateboarder and one of the edgy "Z-Boys" of the sport featured in the 2001 documentary Dogtown & Z-Boys and portrayed in the 2005 film Lords of Dogtown who had helped to transform skateboarding from a simple street pastime into one of the world's most spectacular sports with hair-raising stunts.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: February 3, 1961

 

Died: August 14, 2014

 

Location: Puerto Escondido, Mexico