Happy birthday to Venice Skate legend Jay Adams! You are remembered! Jay would have been 56 years old!
About: Jay J Adams (Feb. 3, 1961 – Aug.15, 2014) was an American skateboarder most prominently known as one of the original members of Z-Boys skateboarding team. He is known as “The Original Seed” of the sport and considered one of the most influential skateboarders of all time. Adams died of a heart attack on August 15, 2014. Click here to read more! (Following insert above Wikipedia )
View pics of Jay Adams’ Aug 2014 memorial by Venice Paparazzi below.
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Check out the documentary Dogtown and Z-Boys. Documentary about the pioneering 1970s Zephyr skating team by Stacy Peralta! Click here to watch trailer!
In this photo: Jay Adams’ son Seven Adams at the 08.30. 14 Memorial and Paddle out for Jay Adams.
R.I.P. Jay Adams! Original Dogtown Z-Boy!
Jay Adams, 53, died of a heart attack on Aug. 15, 2914 while surfing in Mexico. He is survived by his wife Tracy, 19-year-old son Seven and 12-year-old daughter Venice. On Aug. 30th, 2014 many came out to pay respect to Dogtown Z-Boy Jay Adams and family at the memorial and paddle out at the Venice Pier. It was a beautiful ceremony.
View event photo of the 08.30.14 Paddle Out and Memorial.
Josh “Bagel” Klassman, Allen Sarlo, Anthony Ruiz, Jeff Ho, Shawn Briley, Kalani Robb, Tim Jackson, Aaron Murray, Scott Oster, Christian Hosoi
Mark Vercelli and Peggi Oki
Perry Ferrall and kids
Bart Saric and Mary
Seven Adams, Simon Ebling and Solo Scott
Jeff Ho and Peggi Oki
Bagel and Seven
Christian Hosoi and Seven Adams
Jay Adams’ son Seven
Jeremy Parker, Victor Blue, John McClure, Strider Wasilewski, Alan Sarlo, Jim Muir, Jeff Ho, Rick Massie, Mark Partain, George Wilson, John Hinds, Wayne Saunders, Ricky Tavares
View Aug. 30, 2014 Jay Adam’s memorial event pics. photos.venicepaparazzi.com/VENICE-SKATE-AND-SURF/083014-Jay-Adams-memorial-and/
View APRIL 2014 Jay Z Boy Classic event photos. photos.venicepaparazzi.com/VENICE-SKATE-AND-SURF/041214-Z-Flex-Jay-Boy-Classic
Click here for past Surf & Skate galleries! photos.venicepaparazzi.com/VENICE-SKATE-AND-SURF
Check out other articles, videos and photos on Jay Adams by:
JUICE MAGAZINE: juicemagazine.com/home/
Blogtown By CJ Gronner: blogtownbycjg.blogspot.com/2014/09/venice-celebrates-life-of-jay-2
Matt Smith: facebook.com/matt.smith.31508076/media_set?set=a.10152480631892023.1073741826.531982022&type=1%3D
Hso Hkam: video.laweekly.com/jay-adams-memorial-paddle-out-draws–
Kevin Hahn: facebook.com/kevin.hahn.946/media_set?set=a.821632824547944.1073741890.100001037032241&type=1
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