1. Ray Barbee

    Ray Barbee is an American skateboarder from San Jose, California, and one of the first famous African-American skaters. He started skateboarding in 1984, when he was in seventh grade. Barbee was on the cutting edge of skateboarding in the late ’80s, being a leading pioneer of applying freestyle/flatland tricks to street, technical ollie combinations and numerous no comply variations.

    He had memorable video parts in the Powell Peralta videos “Public Domain” and “Ban This”.

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