The Tony Alva Story

From Jeff Grosso comes The Tony Alva Sto­ry, a 2019 doc­u­men­tary about the leg­endary skate­board­er:

One of the key fig­ures in the ear­ly evo­lu­tion of skate­board­ing from a whole­some, con­test based “sport” into the free­wheel­ing art form that it is today was Tony Alva.

Tony is now 63 years old, the old­est pro­fes­sion­al skate­board­er in the world, is con­sid­ered by many to be the god­fa­ther of mod­ern day skate­board­ing. Alva’s brand of aggres­sion and brava­do in the 70’s set the stage for the way skate­board­ing would be for­ev­er defined.

Vans’ The Tony Alva Sto­ry chron­i­cles T.A.’s hum­ble begin­nings on the streets of San­ta Mon­i­ca to his rise to super­star­dom as part of the leg­endary Z‑Boys, his inevitable drug-induced implo­sion and his ulti­mate rise from the ash­es to accept his right­ful place as a bea­con of hope and inspi­ra­tion for gen­er­a­tions of skate­board­ers the world over.

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