A legend born from the streets of Mid-City, Los Angeles, Z- Boy Marty Grimes has shredded with the gnarliest of them. Classic laybacks, stylish grinds and super speed lines fueled his career in the early days of skateboarding and now still true to the ride, he gives back with his own HoodWood Skateboards. The first African-American skateboarder to turn professional and have a signature model. Also, the first the to be featured in a major magazine. He and his brother, Clyde, appeared in some of the first skateboard films, Freewheelin' and Go For It. Marty continues to shred to this day and is an icon in the sport and culture of skateboarding.