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List of Famous Skateboarders

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List of famous skateboarders, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top skateboarders in the world? This includes the most prominent skateboarders, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable skateboarders is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic skateboarders were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned skateboarders.

List features people like Bam Margera and Rob Dyrdek.

From reputable, prominent, and well known skateboarders to the lesser known skateboarders of today, these are some of the best professionals in the skateboarder field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous skateboarders ever?" and "What are the names of famous skateboarders?" then you're in the right place. (77 items)
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    Bam Margera is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous 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 List of Famous 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 List of Famous 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 List of Famous 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 List of Famous 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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    Ed Templeton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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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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    Tony Hawk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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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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