7th Annual Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

7th Annual Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

May 6, 2016

The International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC) and the International Skateboarding Hall of Fame (ISHOF) has announced the inductees for the 7th annual Skateboarding Hall of Fame induction ceremony as well as the Icon Award Recipients.

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Every year, the Skateboarding Hall of Fame honours those who have contributed to the culture of skateboarding as a whole by inducting them into the Hall of Fame. It’s a way to show appreciation for all that they’ve done for the sport.


This years Hall of Fame inductees include: Skip Frye, Ty Page, Steve Alba, Eddie Elguera, Tommy Guerrero, Ed Templeton, Ellen Berryman, Cindy Whitehead and Jen O’Brien, the first female to skate at the X-Games.

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Jen O’Brien at the X-Games

This year’s Icon Award recipients are the skateboard company Powell-Peralta, photographer/writer/designer Mörizen “Mofo” Föche, as well as the legendary (and awesome) hardcore punk band Suicidal Tendencies. The induction and awards ceremony will be held on May 13, 2016 at the City National Grove of Anaheim.

About the IASC:

“Formed in 1995, IASC is a diverse group of skateboard manufacturers, distributors, contest organizers, private skateparks, and individuals. A collaboration of people passionate about skateboarding- with the single aim of protecting the integrity of skateboarding and pushing skateboarding forward on a global level.”

From the IASC website

About the Skateboarding Hall of Fame:

“The Skateboarding Hall of Fame was created to honor the passion, dedication and contributions to skateboarding history and culture by skateboarders and cultural icons throughout the decades. The Skateboarding Hall of Fame Museum is free to the public and open 7 days a week.”

From the Skateboarding Hall of Fame website

Hey, who knows, maybe one day you can be inducted into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame. You just need to practice! If you need a bit of help, Evolve has skateboard lessons in a variety of locations that can improve your skills. Check them out here.

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