Top 50 Action Sports Influencers


Grant Taylor is everything that is good, real, raw and true in skateboarding -- and that's why he made the cut.

Yesterday, ESPN Action Sports and debuted a new photo gallery that showcases the top fifty influencers in action sports. The assortment of influencers includes not just athletes, but various behind the scene names that have pushed the boundaries of technology, the direction of the sports and more (we included the co-creators of YouTube, simply for the way in which online video changed the way we witness action sports). It also included a few skateboarders that are currently influencing the direction of skateboarding and pop culture, including Grant Taylor (pictured above), Nyjah Huston, Ty Evans, Patrick O'Dell and Ryan Sheckler.

Check the gallery above, leave comments below and let us know what you think.

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