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Famous Male Skateboarders

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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    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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Stunt Performer, Television producer, Cinematographer, Film Producer, Actor + 6 more
    • Credits: Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, Grind, Jackass, Viva La Bam, 411VM Skateboarding: Issue 52 + 25 more
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Kettering, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Television producer, Entrepreneur, Skateboarder, Screenwriter, Actor
    • Credits: Righteous Kill, Ridiculousness, Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory, Street Dreams, Rob & Big + 2 more
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: 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 + 2 more
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    Shepard Fairey is a skateboarder, graphic artist and illustrator. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: 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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 39
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Profession: Skateboarder
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 58
    • Birthplace: Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Entrepreneur, Skateboarder, Film Producer, Screenwriter + 2 more
    • Credits: Real Genius, Lords of Dogtown, Mr. Show with Bob and David, Riding Giants, Dogtown and Z-Boys + 12 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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Garden Grove, California, United States of America
    • 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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: 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 + 23 more
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    Tony Alva is an American skateboarder, most prominently known as one of the original members of the Z-Boys skateboarding team. The Transworld SKATEboarding magazine ranked him in eighth position in its list of the "30 Most Influential Skaters" and a video interview was published in May 2013. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 58
    • Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Entrepreneur, Skateboarder, Actor
    • Credits: Lords of Dogtown, Dishdogz, Thrashin', Skateboard, Chlorine + 1 more
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    Mike Vallely, also known as Mike V, is a professional skateboarder. Vallely is also a musician, actor, television personality, stuntman, professional wrestler and FHL hockey player. As of January 2014, he is the lead singer of the hardcore punk band Black Flag. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Edison, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Profession: Stunt Performer, Wrestler, Skateboarder, Musician, Actor
    • Credits: The Hangover, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, XXX, The Search for Animal Chin, CKY3 + 8 more
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    John Rodney Mullen is a professional skateboarder, company owner, inventor, and public speaker who practices freestyle and street skateboarding. Mullen is credited with inventing numerous skateboarding tricks, including the flatground ollie, kickflip, heelflip, impossible, and 360-flip. Mullen has ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
    • Profession: Entrepreneur, Skateboarder, Actor
    • Credits: Gleaming the Cube, The Search for Animal Chin, Almost: Round Three
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    Brandon Novak is a professional skateboarder, actor, stuntman, and friend of Bam Margera and is a prominent member of the CKY Crew. Novak is referred to by many nicknames in the CKY world, including Dreamseller, referring to his history of drug abuse, and "Nudie Novak", for his reputation of generally ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    • Profession: Stunt Performer, Skateboarder, Musician, Actor
    • Credits: Bam Margera Presents: Where the #$&% Is Santa?, Haggard: The Movie, Minghags: The Movie, The Fantasstic Whores 4, Camp Kill Yourself (CKY)
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    Steve Berra is an American professional skateboarder and director, and is also the cofounder/co-owner of the popular skateboarding website "The Berrics". more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 42
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    • Profession: Skateboarder, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director
    • Credits: The Good Life, Luster, 413 Hope St., Skate More, 411VM Skateboarding: Issue 48 + 3 more
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    Tommy Guerrero is an American professional skateboarder, company owner, and musician. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Profession: Guitarist, Entrepreneur, Skateboarder, Musician, Actor + 1 more
    • Credits: The Search for Animal Chin
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    Michael "Mike" Shawn Carroll is a professional skateboarder from Daly City, California, United States. He is the co-founder and vice-president of Girl Skateboards and the co-founder of Lakai Limited Footwear. Carroll is known for being an innovator of technical street skating in the early 1990s. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Profession: Skateboarder, Film Producer
    • Credits: Yeah Right!, Fully Flared
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    Charles "Bucky" Lasek is a professional skateboarder and rallycross driver. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Dundalk, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    • Profession: Skateboarder, Actor
    • Credits: Ultimate X: The Movie, Haggard: The Movie, The Shaun White Album, Tony Hawk's Trick Tips: Vol. 3: Secrets of Skateboarding, VGX Award Show + 1 more
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    Daniel Way, known as Danny Way, is an American professional skateboarder and company owner who has been awarded Thrasher magazine's "Skater of the Year" award twice. He is known for extreme stunts, such as jumping into a skateboard ramp from a helicopter, and pioneering megaramps, including one that he ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States of America
    • Profession: Skateboarder
    • Credits: The DC Video - Deluxe Edition
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    Greg Lutzka is a "goofy-footed" professional skateboarder. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
    • Profession: Skateboarder
    • Credits: Almost: Round Three, Our Life
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    Paul Rodriguez Jr, also known by his nickname P-Rod, is an American professional street skateboarder and actor. Rodriguez has won a total of eight medals at the X Games, four of them gold, with the most recent first place victory occurring in Los Angeles, United States in July 2012. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Entrepreneur, Skateboarder, Actor
    • Credits: Street Dreams, Yeah Right!, Vicious Circle, Forecast
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    Steve Caballero is a professional skateboarder and musician. Caballero is known for the difficult tricks and air variations he invented for vertical skating and for setting the long-standing record for the highest air achieved on a halfpipe. In 1999, Thrasher Magazine named Caballero the "Skater of the ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Skateboarder, Musician
    • Credits: The Search for Animal Chin, 411VM Skateboarding: Issue 46, American Misfits, 411VM Skateboarding: Issue 47
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