R.I.P. Andy Kessler

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Member of the original Zoo York art/skate crew, activist, skatepark designer, and all around skate scene motivator Andy Kessler died from an allergic reaction to a wasp sting on Monday. As reported in Forbes, Skateboarder</a, ESPN, the Associated Press, UPI, New York magazine, and everywhere else but here, until now. Thanks to everyone who sent in the tips, I’m obviously not reading my google alerts this week. Here’s a 2007 video interview with Andy and another lengthy 2005 profile.

[Photo: Kingbee]

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  1. nice write about Andy and his contributions to east coast skating:

    http://happydays.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/08/13/the-end-of-falling/

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