Anaheim, CA- The fourth annual inductions into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame was held Thursday night, May 9th 2013. Generations of skateboarders from the '50s through today were in attendance. Hosted by David Hackett.
This year’s Icon Award recipients were photographer Warren Bolster, NHS ( Richard Novak, Jay Shuirman, Bob Denike, Tim Piumarta and Jeff Kendall); and the band, DEVO.
The Skateboarding Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees
1960s - Female – Wendy Bearer Bull
1960s – Brandon “Woody” Woodward
1970s – Female – Laura Thornhill Caswell
1970s – Era One – Tom Sims
1970s – Era Two – Alan “Ollie” Gelfand
1980s – Era One – Rodney Mullen
1980s – Era Two – Christian Hosoi
Alan Gelfand, inventor of the ollie, and Rodney Mullen, inventor of the flatland ollie inducted into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame.
Rodney with fans outside
Bones Brigade members, Tony Hawk, Rodney Mullen, Steve Caballero, Alan Gelfand and Stacy Peralta are now
inductees of the Skateboarding Hall of Fame
George Powell signing a deck for a stoked fan before the event
Mike McGill, Alan, George and Donny Griffin at the Hall of Fame event
Steve Caballero, along with musician, Ben Harper, introduced Rodney
Rodney and Lance Mountain
Alan with wife, Sharon
Rodney Mullen and Alan Gelfand. They changed skateboarding forever.