Sports

Top 10 Best Black Pro Skateboarders

Thu., Jul. 5, 2012 1:05 PM EDT
by Jelani Rooks

Since Pharrell’s rise to fame in the early 2000′,s skateboarding in the black community has grown exponentially and today  professional black skaters that are becoming more popular and elevating their celebrity profiles.  Rolling Out has created a Top 10 list of the world’s best black skateboarders.

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  • kxalicia

    Where’s Ishod Wair? Also, Bastien, Darren, Kareem — half of these people where huge in skateboarding before Pharrell came along.

  • Marcella Godofsky Kist

    What about Stephanie Person. Granted, she’s retired due to a perminant severe knee injury: however, back in the ’80′s, she was the first Female African American pro-skateboarder and toured alongside with Tony Hawk.