Skateboard Heroes, The Bicentennial, and Rock and Roll! 1976 to 1981 Kicked Ass for Us Kids!
To skateboarders, Adams was an evolutionary figure. He came from a generation of surfers for whom skateboarding was sidewalk surfing. They infused it with aggression and attitude…“Jay embodied our culture and our lifestyle all in one,” said Christian Hosoi, a professional skater and a friend of Adams’s.”