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Jay Adams

Jay Adams (born February 3, 1961) (Age: 50) is one of the original Z-Boys and is considered one of the most influential skateboarders of all time. He was born in Venice, California. As a teenager in the mid-1970s, he was a member of the original Zephyr skateboard team and of the Zephyr surf team along with Tony Alva and Stacy Peralta. According to Bones Brigade founder Stacy Peralta, Adams "is probably not the greatest skater of all time, but I can say without fear of being wrong that he is clearly the archetype of modern-day skateboarding. Craig Stecyk dubbed Adams "the original 'seed'." Adams is featured prominently in the award winning documentary Dogtown and Z-Boys and in the dramatized film account of the Z-Boys origins, Lords of Dogtown.

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