Skateboard superstar who created Birdhouse skateboard and the popular line of video games named after him.
After striking out in a little league game, he hid out in a ravine until his father came to get him. He won many skateboard competitions as a child.
He is nicknamed The Birdman and was the first skater to spin around 900 degrees in the air, out of a half pipe, successfully.
He has three sons and has been married three times. One of his sons, Riley, is also a professional skater.
He made a cameo appearance in Jackass: The Movie, which starred Johnny Knoxville.