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Before Tony Hawk, There was Skateboarding Legend Peggy Oki

Peggy Oki

Peggy Oki was the only female member of the legendary Z-Boys, the team from Santa Monica and Venice, California that revolutionized skateboarding as a sport in the 1970s.

Their surfer-like style became iconic for exuding grace and power, which was unprecedented at the time. That same style and the mesmerizing skateboarding tricks that it spawned became the standard in the skating world.