Jim Fitzpatrick has been an active skateboarder since the steel-wheeled days of the 1950s. Past editor of Transworldâ€™s Skateboarding Business, he has been a frequent contributor to skateboard magazines and is the author of Tony Hawk. In 1994, he founded the nonprofit International Association of Skateboard Companies and is currently vice president of USA Skateboarding. A California native, he lives in Santa Barbara, California, where he is head of the Santa Barbara Montessori School.
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