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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)
Bam Margera is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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 ...more
Rob Dyrdek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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 ...more
Ryan Sheckler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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 ...more
Shepard Fairey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Shepard Fairey is a skateboarder, graphic artist and illustrator.
Bob Burnquist is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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 ...more
Stacy Peralta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Stacy Peralta is an American director and entrepreneur. He was previously a professional skateboarder and surfer with the professional skateboarding group, the Z-Boys.
Ed Templeton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Edward "Ed" Templeton is a professional skateboarder, skateboard company owner, and contemporary artist who, as of 2012, resides in Huntington Beach, California, United States. ...more
Tony Hawk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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 ...more
Tony Alva is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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 ...more
Mike Vallely is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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 ...more
Rodney Mullen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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 ...more
Brandon Novak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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, ...more
Steve Berra is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Steve Berra is an American professional skateboarder and director, and is also the cofounder/co-owner of the popular skateboarding website "The Berrics".
Cara-Beth Burnside is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Cara-Beth Burnside, nicknamed "CB", is a pioneer of women's professional skateboarding and snowboarding from Orange, California and ranks amongst the top female athletes in these ...more
Amy Caron is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Amy Caron is a professional skateboarder living in Huntington Beach, California.
Tommy Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Tommy Guerrero is an American professional skateboarder, company owner, and musician.
Mike Carroll is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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 ...more
Bucky Lasek is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Charles "Bucky" Lasek is a professional skateboarder and rallycross driver.
Danny Way is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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 ...more
Greg Lutzka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Greg Lutzka is a "goofy-footed" professional skateboarder.
Paul Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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 ...more
Steve Caballero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
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 ...more
Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Lyndsey "Lyn-Z" Adams Hawkins is a professional skateboarder from Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California.
Jake Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Jake Brown is an Australian-born skateboarder who specializes in transitional skateboarding. He began competing in 1996 and regularly appears as a contestant in the X Games contest events. Brown ...more
Jason Lytle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Skateboarders
Jason Lytle is an American musician best known for his work in the indie rock group Grandaddy. The group split in 2005, and Lytle continued to release music as a solo artist and in collaboration ...more