Yesterday the 5th Annual Skateboarding Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held in Costa Mesa.
with the following 2014 inductees:
1960s – Gregg Carroll
1970s Era One – Jim Muir
1970s Era Two – Steve Olson
1980s Era One – Lance Mountain
1980s Era Two – Natas Kaupas
1960s Women – Laurie Turner DeMott
1970s Women – Ellen Oneal Deason
It was a realy nice event with a lot of cool stories from the all the legends.
A good history lesson. And maybe we´ll see some European skaters getting an award someday…
Some historic stuff on display
Grant Brittain happy with his well deserved award
Steve Alba and Stan Hoffmans son introducing the Pipeline Skatepark
Stan Hoffman and Grant Brittain
Gregg Carroll´s dauther read the speach her dad wrote for his induction before he passed away.
Ellan Oneal Deason happy with her award
Geln E. Friedman and CR Stecyck introducing Jim Muir
Jim Muir proudly holds his award
Steve Olson didn´t need his reading glasses he went for the shades instead
Lance Mountain friends from Skate City days John Lucero, Hagop Nagarian and Jeff Grosso
singing a song for Lance. Where´s Neil?
Skip Engblom introducing Natas Kaupas
Thanks to Josh Friedberg, Erika Klein and Jim Gray.
More info about the Skateboarding Hall of Fame here