Called “The Chosen One” by his peers, Jay Adams was a member of the legendary Zephyr Competition Team – better known as Z-Boys, a group of skateboarders in the mid-1970s from Santa Monica and Venice, California.
Never heard of her, right? You’re not alone. In 1978, she became the first woman to run across the United States, from Los Angeles to New York City – at the notable age of 53. The route took her 2871 miles over 69 days, 2 hours and 40 minutes.