Tony Alva

Tony Alva is an American skateboarder, entrepreneur, and musician. He was a pioneer of vertical skateboarding and one of the original members of the Zephyr Competition Skateboarding Team, also known as the Z-Boys.

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First Frontside Air | Tony Alva

“My goal was, I wanted to be the best in the world.”



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Jay Adams & Tony Alva

“You didn’t quit skateboarding because you got old, you got old because you quit skateboarding.” -Jay Adams

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Jay Adams 1961 -2014