Adams in 2011
|Born||February 3, 1961|
Venice, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Died||August 14, 2014 (aged 53)|
Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico
|Known for||Member of the Z-Boys skateboarding team|
Jay Adams (February 3, 1961 – August 14, 2014) was an American skateboarder. He became known as one of the original members of Z-Boys skateboarding team. He was known as "The Original Seed" of the sport. He was thought to be one of the most influential skateboarders of all time.
References[change | change source]
- "Dogtown 'Z Boys' member, Jay Adams, dies of heart attack at 53". TMZ.com. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
Other websites[change | change source]
- DOGTOWN-The Legend of the Z-Boys, C.R. Stecyk III & Glen E. Friedman, Burning Flags Press, 2000, ISBN 0-9641916-4-4
- JAY-BOY – Classic photographs by Jay Adams stepfather, Kent Sherwood, Concrete Wave Editions, 2006, ISBN 0-9735286-6-4 *
- Scarred for Life – Eleven Stories About Skateboarders by Keith Hamm, Chronicle Books, 2004, ISBN 0-8118-4053-0