BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) Skateboard star Tony Hawk has paid tribute to a late skate-loving Vermont DJ. Hawk made a surprise appearance Saturday at a naming ceremony for Burlington's new Andy A-Dog Williams Skatepark. Williams was a well-known local DJ and avid skateboarder who died of leukemia in 2013 at the age of 38. Hawk's foundation provided the city with a $10,000 grant to...
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Legendary skateboarder Jay Adams passed away of a heart attack on Friday morning in Mexico at 53 years old, per ESPN. Adams had been on a surfing vacation with his wife and friends, including USA surfing champion Solo Scott. Scott says Adams had been surfing early Thursday, then came in feeling sick and began having chest pains around midnight. “His wife called us over in the middle...
Jay Adams, a legendary skateboarder who was one of the three main characters portrayed in the skateboarding movie “Lords of Dogtown,” died late Thursday in Mexico from a heart attack. Stacy Peralta and Tony Alva were the two other main skateboarders portrayed in the movie. Peralta went on to become a filmmaker and wrote “Lords […]
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