Mark Gonzalez

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Birthday
1, 1968
Birthplace
South Gate, CA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
1, 1968 (age 50)
Birthplace
South Gate, CA

About

Skateboarder nicknamed "The Gonz" who is widely thought of as one of the pioneers of street skating. His innovative approach to skating led to him being named as the most influential skateboarder of all time by Transworld Magazine.

Before Fame

He was raised in South Gate, California and joined the skating scene at age 13. His career took off when he was featured on the cover of Thrasher in November 1984.

Trivia

He is a visual artist who created a series of zines with director Harmony Korine, which were collected in the book The Collected Fanzines (2008). 

Family Life

He married a woman named Tia, with whom he has a daughter. 

Associated With

Tommy Guerrero is one of his most famous contemporaries.