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Dave Duren

Hometown: Deland, FL.Birth date 3-12-74Age: 34   Retired professional skateboarder now residing in San Francisco, ca. I am working for Deluxe Distribution the makers of Real Krooked and Anti Hero skateboards along with spitfire wheels and thunder trucks and I am currently working  in the sales Department. I’m still skating actively with a bunch of …

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Mike Taylor

I was born in Santa Barbara and started skating in 1974. I was fortunate enough to ride most of the great West Coast Skateparks from back in that era. I still have my membership cards from Big-O, Marina Del Rey, Whittier, Lakewood, Upland and Del Mar and our local parks, Sparks and Golf & Fun. …

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Owen Nieder

I am a skateboarder plain and simple. Skateboarding is what I do. It’s what I have done since I was a kid. In fact, I have ridden a skateboard almost every day of my life since March 13, 1976. That was when the Carlsbad “Sparks” Skateboard Park opened in Carlsbad Ca. From that day forward …

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Mike Prangnell

From the crisp shores of Vancouver B.C. , located on the far western tip of Canada’s snowy tundra comes Mike Prangnell, a true skateboard “jack of all trades” (would that by any chance be “lumberjack, Mike? ed.). Mike has done everything in the industry from work at a shop to professional rider. Mike currently is …

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Ronnie Bertino

Age: 33Born: Granada Hills,CA History: Alva was my first real sponsor. After that rode for think on toblind and then from there went to plan b then 23 and then on to Atm where Inow have stopped being pro but have not stopped skating. I am the domesticsales manager Now and still enjoy being part …

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Charlie Wilkins

Born and bred in Massachusetts, Charlie Wilkins has been skating with reckless abandon for more than twenty years, all the while, placing a constant emphasis on giving back to the skate community by designing and building skateparks, judging contests, running skate camps and perpetually striving to be a positive role model for young skaters to …

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Christophe Piquard

Christophe Piquard – FRANCE   I am born in 1975 in south of Paris France and I still live there. I started skateboarding in 1989 after couple years riding BMX.   After 15 years skating with an AM statut in several company, i begun to work with the city office to open on indoor skatepark. …

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Alex Braza

I started to skate 30 years ago and am still ripping. I am a JART Skateboards brand manager and MACBA LIFE founder. One day I just knew that skateboarding its gonna be involved in my life forever.  I just enjoy seeing how hard it´s coming the new generation and where it´s skateboarding going. Stoked to …

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Matt Milligan

Hometown: Fort Myers, FloridaResides: San Francisco, CABirth date: December 30, 1974.   1986 was the year that changed my life; I got my first skateboard for Christmas. I was living in Fort Myers, Florida (a beach town that thrives on tourism.) From that day on there was nothing else I wanted to do but skate. …

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Dan Sparagna

I have been a skateboarder my whole life. Started skating before the urethane wheel was invented. I was a local at Winchester skatepark in the late 70’s and early 80’s. After it closed I built a half pipe in my backyard during the underground revolution. Took some time off to raise a family and rediscovered …

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