Joseph Gottschalk

 

 

Age: 52

 

Summary: San Antonio, Texas man known as the "Thong Man" who gained local and national notoriety for riding his bicycle around town wearing only thong underwear, who in May served as grand marshal for a parade of thong-wearers, but who had been arrested recently for wearing a thong that didn't "cover body parts required by law."

 

 

Cause of Death: Hiking accident

 

Born: December 16, 1950

 

Died: June 21, 2003

 

Location: Alpine, Texas