Mark Gonzales 'The Gonz' Sponsors: Krooked, Adidas Footwear, Four Star, Spitfire, Independent Hometown: San Francisco CA, Stance: Goofy, Age: 45, Status: Pro Mark 'The Gonz' Gonzales stands atop of modern street skateboarding. The first person to skate handrails, skate switch and innovate flip tricks down stairs, he's known as the 'godfather of modern street skateboarding'. His iconic video part in Blind's video day's is the basic prototype of all of modern street skating. Mark even has two skate gaps named after him, the first Gonz gap is in EMB in San Francisco and the Second in Meanwhile Skatepark in London. He's a renowned street artist, has put on numerous exhibitions worldwide and he's the face of Adidas footwear's skate division. Mark is a true original, who pushed the envelope, when it mattered and he played a major role in making skateboarding what it is today.
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