Sad day for the worldwide skateboarding community. We just received a news that Jay Adams passed away due to massive heart attack at the age of 53. Jay Adams, prominently known as one of the original members of Z-Boys skateboarding team. He is known as “The Original Seed” of the sport and considered one of the most influential skateboarders of all time.
Stacy Peralta (@PeraltaStacy) posted on his Instagram account about the death of his long time friend and fellow Z-Boys team member. According to Bones Brigade founder Stacy Peralta, Adams “is probably not the greatest skater of all time, but I can say without fear of being wrong that he is clearly the archetype of modern-day skateboarding.
On August 15, 2014, Stacy Peralta confirmed that Adams had died of a “massive heart attack” on the night previous.
Our deepest sympathy goes to the family and loved ones of Jay Adams. You will be forever remembered. Rest in Peace.
Info source: wikipedia.org, tmz.com