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Famous Male Skateboarders

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This list of famous male skateboarders, features bios and photos, when available. This male skateboarders list contains the most prominent and top skateboarders, famous skaters ripping up the half-pipe. These male skateboarders of note are listed by their level of prominence, and can be sorted by various bits of information like date of birth or birthplace. There are thousands of males working as skateboarders in the world, but this list highlights only the most famous skateboarders.

Among the famous skateboarders and hot skaters listed below are Rob Dyrdek, Tony Hawk, and Bam Margera.

Over the past 30 years, skateboarding has moved from a niche sport to one of the most popular activities for people of all ages. Thanks to the popularity of Tony Hawk (and his video game series) plus the advent of ESPN's X-Games, skateboarding has gone mainstream and is one of the most accessible sports for people of all ages.

While this isn't a list of all male skateboarders it does feature over 60 skaters, from professional skateboarders to amateurs who are looking to go pro. Who are the most famous male skateboarders in the world? Who are the best male skateboarders?

The best skateboarders in history and today are shown below. Enjoy this list of well-known, leading male skateboarders. It takes a lot of hard work and skill to become the best skateboarder, but the people on this list of pro skaters are giving it all they have.
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    Bam Margera is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Skateboarders
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    Brandon Cole "Bam" Margera is an American professional skateboarder, actor, musician, and stunt performer. He came to prominence after appearing in MTV's Jackass crew. He has since appeared in MTV's Viva La Bam and Bam's Unholy Union, all three Jackass movies, and Haggard and Minghags, both of which he ...more

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    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, Chester County, Contiguous United States, United States of America, + more
    • Profession: Stunt Performer, Television producer, Cinematographer, Film Producer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, Grind, Jackass, Viva La Bam, 411VM Skateboarding: Issue 52, + more
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    Rob Dyrdek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Skateboarders
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    Robert Stanley "Rob" Dyrdek is an American professional skateboarder, actor, entrepreneur, producer, and reality TV star. He is best known for his roles in the reality shows Rob and Big, Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory and Ridiculousness. In 2014, Dyrdek was labeled as one of the 'Most influential ...more

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    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Kettering, Ohio, USA
    • Profession: Television producer, Entrepreneur, Skateboarder, Screenwriter, Actor
    • Credits: Righteous Kill, Ridiculousness, Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory, Street Dreams, Rob & Big, + more
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    Ryan Sheckler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Skateboarders
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    Ryan Allen Sheckler is an American professional skateboarder and entrepreneur, and was the star of the MTV-produced reality television series Life of Ryan. Sheckler was listed in Fox Weekly's "15 Most Influential Skateboarders of All-Time" article. more

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    • Age: 26
    • Birthplace: La Palma, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Entrepreneur, Skateboarder, Actor, Athlete
    • Credits: Grind, Tooth Fairy, Dishdogz, Street Dreams, Life of Ryan, + more
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    Shepard Fairey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Skateboarders
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    Shepard Fairey is a skateboarder, graphic artist and illustrator. more

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    • Age: 45
    • Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Illustrator, Designer, Graphic Designer, Contemporary artist, Artist
    • Credits: Beautiful Losers
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    Roberto Dean Silva Burnquist, popularly known as Bob Burnquist, is a Brazilian professional skateboarder. In 2010 he became the first skateboarder to land a "fakie 900", making Burnquist the fifth person in history to successfully complete the 900 trick. more

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    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
    • Profession: Skateboarder
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    Stacy Peralta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Skateboarders
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    Stacy Peralta is an American director and entrepreneur. He was previously a professional skateboarder and surfer with the professional skateboarding group, the Z-Boys. more

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    • Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, Venice, USA, California
    • Profession: Television director, Entrepreneur, Skateboarder, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: Real Genius, Lords of Dogtown, Mr. Show with Bob and David, Riding Giants, Dogtown and Z-Boys, + more
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    Edward "Ed" Templeton is a professional skateboarder, skateboard company owner, and contemporary artist who, as of 2012, resides in Huntington Beach, California, United States. Templeton is best known for founding the skateboard company, Toy Machine, a company that, as of January 2013, he continues to ...more

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    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Garden Grove, USA, California
    • Profession: Entrepreneur, Skateboarder, Contemporary artist
    • Credits: CKY3, Logic Skateboard Media: Vol. 7, The Tao of Skateboarding, Paperboys
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    Anthony Frank "Tony" Hawk, nicknamed "The Birdman", is an American professional skateboarder and actor. Hawk is well known for completing the first documented 900 and for his licensed video game titles, distributed by Activision. He is widely considered to be one of the most successful and influential ...more

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    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Carlsbad, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Skateboarder, Film Producer, Radio personality, Actor, Philanthropist
    • Credits: Lords of Dogtown, XXX, The New Guy, Gleaming the Cube, Max Keeble's Big Move, + more
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