Danny is a Southern Californian native, dedicated father of three kids and a legendary athlete committed to expanding the understanding of what is possible in his sport.
The All Time Greatest Action Sports Athlete Ever as voted for by 49 other athletes in Spike TV’s The 50 Greatest.
2004 (and 1991!) Thrasher Magazine’s Skater of the Year (the only skateboarder to ever be awarded this honor twice)
Transworld Skateboarding’s Vert Rider of the Year 2003, 2004, 2006.
Multiple world‐record holder (distance jumped on a skateboard 79 feet; height out of a ramp 23.5 feet; Bomb Drop 28 feet; land speed record on a skateboard 74.5mph).
Multiple X Games Gold Medalist (Big Air and MegaRail)
The only person to have ever jumped out of a helicopter on a skateboard
Professional level surfer, MX rider, ex‐professional snowboarder
The only person to jump the Great Wall of China on a skateboard
2008 Subaru Athlete of the Games as voted by ESPN viewers of the 2008 X Games
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