Rumor has it The Tony Alva Story is headed to a streaming site near you. Check back for more updates and check out what we do know below.
At 62 years old, Tony Alva is the oldest professional skateboarder in the world, and is considered by many to be the godfather of modern day skateboarding. Alva’s brand of aggression and bravado in the 70’s set the stage for the way skateboarding would be forever defined.
Vans’ The Tony Alva Story chronicles T.A.’s humble beginnings on the streets of Santa Monica to his rise to superstardom as part of the legendary Z-Boys, his inevitable drug-induced implosion and his ultimate rise from the ashes to accept his rightful place as a beacon of hope and inspiration for generations of skateboarders the world over.
The Cast includes; Tony Alva, Jeff Grosso, Steve Olson, Shepard Fairy, Gus Van Sant, Josh Brolin, Jeff Ament, Glen E Friedman, Robert Trujillo, Brad Bowman, Pete Ziehnder, Jeff Ho, and Stacey Peralta.
Directors: Buddy Nichols and Rick Charnoski
Music Score: Josh Landau & Eliminator
Photos By: Wynn Miller