Legendary Skateboarder Keith Hufnagel Dead at 46

Keith Hufnagel, a skateboarding legend, died earlier this week, reports TMZ. He was 46.

Hufnagel reportedly died after battling brain cancer for more than two years.

Keith was known for influencing fashion and footwear and founded the skate shop HUF Worldwide.

The company told TMZ in a statement, “Keith loved skateboarding and the culture around it. He did things his way and did them for the right reasons. He inspired so many of us across the globe. But above anything else, Keith loved and supported the people around him. He would do anything for his friends, family and children. He passionately wanted to see others succeed. And we all loved him for it.”

USA Skateboarding also remembered the skater, saying, “We are devastated to hear that Keith Hufnagel has passed away. His impact on skateboarding, both on his board and off it as a designer, brand owner/founder and friend will live forever. Rest in peace, Keith”

He is survived by his wife and children.

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