Tony Alva

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Birthday
2, 1957
Birthplace
Santa Monica, CA
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
2, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
Santa Monica, CA

About

Pioneer skateboarder who rode with the original Z-boys and tore up Venice Beach in the 1970s.

Before Fame

He changed the face of skateboarding by skating in empty swimming pools.

Trivia

He founded the Alva Skates company and skate team.

Family Life

He married Victoria Alva and is the uncle of actress Jessica Alba.

Associated With

His life inspired the 2005 film Lords of Dogtown, which starred Heath Ledger .

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