Mark Gonzales

Mark Gonzales

Professional Skateboarder
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Date of Birth June 01, 1968
Industries Streetwear
Headquarter South Gate, CA, United States
Mark Gonzales, also known as Gonz, is an American artist and professional street skateboarder; he is widely recognised as one of the skateboarding world’s most influential personalities. He was popularly known for appearing on Thrasher’s November cover, as well as skating for Real Skateboards and launching Krooked Skateboards in partnership with Deluxe. Gonz is also sponsored by prominent brands such as adidas, Spitfire, and Supreme.

1984

He was on the cover of Thrasher magazine.

1985

Won Oceanside street contest while being sponsored by Vision.

2011

Gonz was named by the Transworld Skateboarding magazine as the "Most Influential Skateboarder of all Time".

2013

Gonzales is sponsored by adidas, Krooked, Spitfire, Independent and Supreme.
adidas Skateboarding & Mark Gonzales Head to Wakiki for "Hawaiian Holiday" Video
Sports

adidas Skateboarding & Mark Gonzales Head to Wakiki for "Hawaiian Holiday" Video

An exciting new skate video from adidas.

Celebrate GONZ's 50th Birthday With This Best of Video
Sports

Celebrate GONZ's 50th Birthday With This Best of Video

Some of Mark’s iconic moments on a board.

adidas Skateboarding Introduces Athlete-Designed "Skate Copa" Jersey Pack
Fashion

adidas Skateboarding Introduces Athlete-Designed "Skate Copa" Jersey Pack

Focusing on skating and soccer’s positive sides.

Mark Gonzales Teams With World Yo-Yo Champion for Collaborative Drop
Design

Mark Gonzales Teams With World Yo-Yo Champion for Collaborative Drop

Medicom Toy joins Hiroyuki Suzuki’s FRESHTHINGS for the yo-yo pair.

Look Inside Mark Gonzales and Blondey McCoy-Starring "426m2" Exhibition
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Look Inside Mark Gonzales and Blondey McCoy-Starring "426m2" Exhibition

Everyone from Shepard Fairey to D*Face also contributed.

Mark "The Gonz" Gonzales Unveils New Krooked x adidas Skateboarding Capsule in Exclusive Interview
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Mark "The Gonz" Gonzales Unveils New Krooked x adidas Skateboarding Capsule in Exclusive Interview

Gonz also discusses new tricks, listening to Lorde when he skates, and more.

Supreme Teases New T-Shirts Ahead of This Week's Drop
Fashion

Supreme Teases New T-Shirts Ahead of This Week's Drop

New spring tees for a March 29 release.

10 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week
Fashion  

10 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Supreme x Nike x NBA collab isn’t alone.

Dickies Taps Mark Gonzales for Exclusive Graphic Collection
Fashion

Dickies Taps Mark Gonzales for Exclusive Graphic Collection

“LOOK WHATS HAPPENIN.”

#33: Bill Strobeck Is Working on a New Supreme Skate Video
HBR

#33: Bill Strobeck Is Working on a New Supreme Skate Video

The filmmaker talks about the Gonz, Dill, Dennis Hopper and so much more.
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