Alva and the other Z-Boys may well have been the first to skate empty pools. In these early days, it was noted that Alva was hitting the lip so hard that he was actually taking off, hence Alva is reponsible for the first recorded aerial, a frontside air.
At the age of 34, inspired by my grandmother I set out on a journey to make real choices in my life instead of feeling like a victim of circumstance. I made a plan for all the things I hadn't really chosen in my life, I was single, smoked 2 packs a day,
Michael Sherlock, renowned around the world as "Biker", grew up surfing on the Jersey shore. While his passion continues to be surfing, Biker always excelled in sports most popularly referred to as "extreme", including skateboarding (since age 11), snowbo