Steve Olson is one of the most revered skaters in the history of the sport; a true pioneer. With a raft of now legendary tricks under his belt by the time he was 16, he was the first vertical skateboarding champion. Olson was inducted into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame in 2014,
He’s also credited with introducing the skate scene to punk rock and creating the game-changing Santa Cruz checkerboard model. Today, Olson is recognized as a coveted painter with works being part of the collections of may private collectors.
For decades, his life has converged at the intersection where surfing, skating, music, fashion and art meet.