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List of Famous Skateboarders

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. {#nodes}
  • Brandon Cole "Bam" Margera ( mar-JAIR-ə; born September 28, 1979) is an American professional skateboarder, stunt performer, filmmaker, musician and television personality. He came to prominence ...more
  • Robert Stanley Dyrdek (born June 28, 1974) is an American entrepreneur, actor, producer, reality TV personality, and former professional skateboarder. He is best known for his roles in the reality ...more
  • Ryan Allen Sheckler (born December 30, 1989) is an American professional skateboarder and entrepreneur, and was the star of the MTV-produced reality television series Life of Ryan. Sheckler was ...more
  • Frank Shepard Fairey (born February 15, 1970) is an American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, illustrator, and founder of OBEY Clothing who emerged from the skateboarding ...more
  • Robert Dean Silva Burnquist (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʁɔbɛʁtʃ ˈdzĩː ˈsiwvɐ bɐ̃(ɹ)ˈkwistʃ]; born October 10, 1976) is a Brazilian-American professional skateboarder who competed for Brazil ...more
  • Stacy Peralta (born October 15, 1957) is an American director and entrepreneur. He was previously a professional skateboarder and surfer with the Zephyr Competition Team, also known as the Z-Boys ...more
  • Ed Templeton (born July 28, 1972) is an American professional skateboarder, contemporary artist, and photographer. He is the founder of the skateboard company, Toy Machine, a company that he ...more
  • Anthony Frank Hawk (born May 12, 1968) is an American professional skateboarder, actor and owner of the skateboard company Birdhouse. Hawk is well known for completing the first documented 900 and ...more
  • Tony Alva (born September 2, 1957) is an American skateboarder, entrepreneur, and musician, most prominently known as a pioneer of vertical skateboarding and as one of the original members of the ...more
  • Mike Vallely ( VAL-ə-lee; born June 29, 1970), also known as Mike V, is an American professional skateboarder, musician, actor, television personality, stuntman, and FHL hockey player. As of January ...more
  • John Rodney Mullen (born August 17, 1966) is an American professional skateboarder, entrepreneur, inventor, and public speaker who practices freestyle skateboarding and street skateboarding. He is ...more
  • Brandon Novak (born December 10, 1978) is a professional skateboarder, actor, stuntman, and former friend of Bam Margera and is a prominent member of the CKY Crew.
  • Steve Berra (born May 10, 1973) is an American professional skateboarder and director, and is also the cofounder/co-owner of the popular skateboarding website "The Berrics".
  • Cara-Beth Burnside, nicknamed "CB" (born July 23, 1971 in Orange, California, United States), is a professional skateboarder and snowboarder and ranks amongst the top female athletes in these sports ...more
  • Amy Caron (born November 2, 1984) is a professional skateboarder living in Huntington Beach, California.
  • Tommy Guerrero (born September 9, 1966) is an American professional skateboarder, company owner and musician.
  • Michael Shawn Carroll (born August 24, 1975) 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 ...more
  • Charles Michael "Bucky" Lasek ( LAY-sik; born December 3, 1972) is a professional skateboarder and rallycross driver.
  • Danny Way (born April 15, 1974) is an American professional skateboarder, company owner and rallycross driver who has been awarded Thrasher magazine's "Skater of the Year" award twice. He is known ...more
  • Greg Lutzka (born April 20, 1984) is a "goofy-footed" (naturally places his right foot at the nose of the skateboard) professional skateboarder
  • Paul Martin Rodriguez Jr. (born December 31, 1984), 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 ...more
  • Steve Caballero (born November 8, 1964 in San Jose, California) is an American professional skateboarder and musician. Caballero is known for the difficult tricks and air variations he invented for ...more
  • Lyndsey "Lyn-Z" Adams Hawkins Pastrana (born September 21, 1989) is an American professional skateboarder.
  • Jake Brown may refer to: Jake Brown (skateboarder) (born 1974), Australian skateboarder Jake Brown (cricketer) (born 1985), Australian cricketer Jake Brown (baseball) (1948–1981), Major League ...more
  • Jason Lytle ( LY-təl; born March 26, 1969) 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 ...more