Professional skateboarder widely regarded as a pioneer for innovations like the switch stance. He was voted Most Influential Skater of the Decade by Transworld Magazine.
He was born Washington, D.C. and lived in Iran and Europe before settling down with his family in California.
He is the co-founder of The Academy of Skateboarding, whose clients include companies like Vans and Element.
He married art consultant Price Latimer Agah.
He was discovered by Los Angeles skating legend Stacy Peralta at age sixteen.