Ross Capicchioni

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Birthday
21, 1990
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
21, 1990 (age 29)
Birthplace
Detroit, MI

About

American activist who became a household name after being the victim of a violent crime in Detroit, Michigan. His story was featured in a two part mini documentary produced by Steve Berra and Eric Koston titled Aberrican Me: Ross Capicchioni.

Before Fame

At the age of 17 he was led to a bad area in Detroit's notorious east side. He was escorting an individual that he considered to be a friend who ended up shooting him 3 times at point blank range in an apparent gang initiation crime.

Trivia

He has often referred to skateboarding as one of the major factors that helped him on the road to recovery during his stint in physical therapy.

Family Life

He is from Michigan.

Associated With

Both he and John O'Leary took life threatening situations and turned them into learning experiences for the masses.