Today, in an exclusive documentary by adidas Skateboarding, Stan Smith announces that he is, always was, and always will be a skateboarder.
Stanley Roger Smith, two time Grand Slam singles champion and one of the greatest tennis players of all time, finally reveals that behind the tennis hero, was a skate rat who was forced to hide his roots and don the clean cut tennis whites.
"Stan Smith had an incredible style. I mean not only in dress sense, but also in the way he rode his board." Mark Gonzales
"Mark Gonzales is like the Pablo Picasso of skateboarding, but apparently Mark Gonzales is like a diet Stan Smith."Tim O'Connor
In this exclusive interview, which includes never seen footage of his youth, Stan openly talks about his passion and his retrospective journey from behind the racket and onto the board with his new adidas Skateboarding Stan Smith model.