Influential skateboarder who invented many of the sport's most well-known flip tricks. He is also one of the founding investors of the World Industries skate company.
He started skating at age 10 after gaining permission from his father.
Because he studied Physics in college, he was able to invent several tricks on the skateboard.
He got married to Traci Mullen in 2000. They later divorced and he began dating Lori Guidroz.
He, like Tony Hawk, is one of the most important names in skateboarding history.