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Steve Caballero is an American professional skateboarder, artist and musician.

Also known as: Cab [nickname] / Stevie [nickname]


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Biography

Steve Caballero was born November 8, 1964, in San Jose, California. [1][2]

He is of Japanese and Mexican descent.

Family:

Steve Caballero has a daughter, Kayla Leslie, with his first wife Susan. He married his second wife, Rachael, on July 15, 2006 and together they have a son, Caleb Bela, and daughter, Clover Lavie.

Health:

Caballero was born with scoliosis. [2]

Religion:

Caballero was raised Catholic and has also studied Zen Buddhism and Pentecostalism.


Skateboarding

Steve Caballero started skating in 1976 at the age of 12, after he and his friends bought skateboards. [1][2][3]

His first setup was a Roller 10 wood skateboard with steel wheels. [1]

His stance is goofy. [1]

Contests:

1979: 02 - Winchester Open San Jose
1980: 01 - Gold Cup at Upland Skatepark Pool
1980: 03 - Gold Cup Series Gold Cup Series Overall Pools and Bowls
1980: 01 - Lakewood Half Pipe Contest Vert
1981: 02 - Skate City Whittier Contest Pool
1981: 01 - The Ranch Spring Nationals Contest Doubles Pool with Eric Grisham
1981: 01 - Kona/Variflex Summer Nationals Contest Vert
1981: 02 - Pro Contest at Del Mar Pool
1981: 02 - Lakewood Contest Pool
1982: 01 - Pamona World Challenge Pro Contest at San Francisco
1982: 01 - Summit V Open Ramp Contest at Nor-Cal Highest Air and Consecutive Airs
1982: 02 - Summit V Open Ramp Contest at Nor-Cal Add-On Competition
1982: 04 - Pipeline Christmas Classic Contest at Upland Skatepark Pool
1983: 01 - Great Desert Ramp Battle Contest Vert
1983: 02 - Spring Nationals Contest at Del Mar Pool
1983: 03 - San Francisco Street Style Contest Street
1983: 01 - Joes Ramp Jam Vert
1983: 01 - Summer World Series at Upland Skatepark Pool
1983: 01 - Kona/Variflex Summer Nationals Contest Vert
1983: 02 - Summer World Series at Del Mar Pool
1983: 01 - Summer World Series at Del Mar Doubles Pool with Lance Mountain
1983: 02 - Turkey Shoot Contest at Upland Skatepark Pool
1983: 03 - Shut Up and Skate Contest at the Clown Ramp in Dallas Texas Vert
1984: 02 - Sundek Pro Skateboard Challenge at Kona Skatepark Vert
1984: 01 - NSA Summer Olympic Series at Golden Gate Park San Francisco Street
1984: 01 - NSA Summer Series at Upland Skatepark Pool
1984: 01 - NSA Summer Series at Upland Skatepark Pool Doubles with Lance Mountain
1984: 01 - Eagle Rock Ramp Contest at Los Angeles: Vert
1984: 01 - Embarcadero Street Style Contest at San Diego: Street
1984: 01 - Capitola Classic Street Style Contest: Street
1984: 03 - Huntington Beach World Open Pro Contest: Street
1985: 03 - Sacramento Street Style Contest Street
1985: 03 - NSA/Variflex Rage at Badlands Contest at Upland Skatepark Pool
1985: 03 - NSA #7 Rap Up at Skate Ranch Del Mar Pool
1985: 03 - NSA Rap Up at the Skate Ranch at Del Mar Pool
1985: 04 - Capitola Classic Street Style Contest Street
1986: 03 - NSA Contest at Del Mar Pool
1986: 01 - Sacramento Street Style Contest Street
1986: 01 - Go Skate Sacramento Pro Contest Vert
1986: 04 - East Coast Assault Contest at Virginia Beach, Mount Trashmore: Vert
1986: 03 - Duel in Diablo
1986: 02 - Chicago Blowout Vert
1986: 01 - Oceanside Street Attack Street
1986: 01 - NSA Expo 86 Vancouver, BC Pool
1986: 03 - NSA Expo 86 Vancouver, BC Vert
1986: 03 - NSA Bare Cover Pro/Am Contest in Tempe Vert
1986: 02 - NSA Pro Finals at Anaheim Convention Center Vert
1987: 04 - NSA VP Fair Pro Championship Contest at St. Louis Contest Vert
1987: 02 - Thrasher Savannah Slamma I Contest Street
1987: 01 - Titus World Championships Munster Vert
1987: 01 - Titus World Championships Munster Street
1987: 01 - Raging Waters' Boomer Ramp Contest in San Jose, CA Highest Air
1988: 01 - Thrasher Savannah Slamma II Contest Street
1988: 01 - Raging Waters Boomer Ramp Contest in San Jose, CA Longest Rail Slide
1988: 02 - Raging Waters Boomer Ramp Contest in San Jose, CA Lip Trick Contest
1988: 03 - Airwalk Skate Fest Contest at Toronto, Canada Vert
1988: 01 - Tracker Bluegrass Aggression Session at Freedom Hall, Louisville Street
1988: 01 - Titus World Cup Contest at Muenster, Germany Street
1988: 02 - Titus World Cup Contest at Muenster, Germany Vert
1988: 03 - Capitol Burnout at the Sacramento Raceway Miniramp
1988: 03 - Torquay Ramp Riot II at Torquay, Australia Vert
1988: 06 - NSA Pro Street Style Contest at Pride Pavilion Street
1989: 01 - NSA Pacific Mini Ramp Challenge at Honolulu, Hawai Miniramp
1989: 05 - NSA Chicago Shootout Pro Street Style Contest Street
1989: 09 - NSA Vans Jam Contest Vert
1989: 07 - NSA Pro Finals at St. Pete, Florida Street
1989: 04 - NSA Pro Finals at St. Pete, Florida Vert
1990: 05 - NSA Street Style Shootout Contest at Honolulu, Hawai Street
1990: 05 - NSA Backyard Series at Visalla, California Vert
1990: 03 - NSA Pro Mini Ramp Contest at San Jose Miniramp
1991: 01 - NSA North of the Border Contest at Santa Ana Vert
1991: 06 - NSA Pow Wow Street Style Contest at Powell Peraltas Skatezone Street
1991: 02 - NSA Capitol Burnout Contest at Sacramento, California Vert
1991: 06 - Titus World Cup Contest at Muenster, Germany Street
1991: 03 - Titus World Cup Contest at Muenster, Germany Vert
1991: 01 - Holy Masters Skate Contest at Le Grand Bornand, France Highest Air
1991: 02 - Holy Masters Skate Contest at Le Grand Bornand, France Vert
1991: 04 - Holy Masters Skate Contest at Le Grand Bornand, France Street
1991: 03 - NSA Mini Ramp Contest at San Jose Vert
1992: 03 - NSA Pow Wow Street Style Contest at Powell Peraltas Skatezone Street
1992: 09 - PSL Transitions Pro Street Contest at Los Angeles Street
1992: 02 - PSL Pro Contest at San Jose Skatepark Street
1993: 09 - NSA Pro Finals Fat City Jam Daily Grind at Sacramento, California Vert
1994: 05 - Pro Street Style Contest at Vancouver Street
1995: 06 - X Games at Newport, Rhode Island Street
1999: 09 - X Games at Pier 30 & 32, San Francisco, California Street
2009: 04 - Pro Tec Pool Party Masters

Sponsors:

He got his first sponsor with the local skatepark in 1978, and joined the Bones Brigade the following year. [2]

He turned pro with Powell Peralta in 1980 at the Oasis Skatepark, Southern California during the Gold Cup series, at the age of 15. [2][4]

1978 - 1979: Campbell Skatepark
1979 - xxxx: Powell Peralta Skateboards
1988 - xxxx: Vans Shoes
19?? - 198?: Tracker Trucks
198? - 1994: Independent Trucks
19?? - ????: Sessions Clothing
1994 - 199?: Standard Trucks
199? - 2016: Autobahn Wheels
???? - xxxx: Bones Bearings
???? - xxxx: Red Dragon
???? - xxxx: Protec Helmets
2016 - xxxx: Bones Wheels
???? - xxxx: Independent
???? - xxxx: FIX MFG
???? - xxxx: 187 Killer Pads

Products:

There has been multiple Steve Caballero Signature Products released by his sponsors.

Tricks:

Steve Caballero has been credited with inventing several skateboard tricks, including his signature trick, the Caballerial.

1980: Caballerial
198?: Frontside Rock n Roll Slide
198?: Varial Invert
198?: Backside Boneless
198?: Lipslide-to-smith-grind
198?: Cross-bone Air
198?: Rocket Air

Movies:

Steve Caballero has been featured in several skateboard videos.

1984: The Bones Brigade Video Show
1985: Future Primitive
1987: The Search For Animal Chin
1988: Public Domain
1988: Axe Rated
1988: The Savannah Slamma Video
1988: The Savannah Slamma Video
1988: Vision Pro Skate
1988: The Savannah Slamma II Video
1989: Going Off
1989: The Savannah Slamma III Video
1989: Ban This
1990: Propaganda
1991: Eight
1992: Chaos
1992: Hot Batch
1994: Suburban Diners
1995: Scenic Drive
1997: 411 VM #20
1998: Strip Mall Heroes
1999: Magic
2000: Bones Bearings Class of 2000

He has been in a few skateboard documentaries.

2001: Dogtown and Z-Boys
2006: Rising Son
2010: We Are Skateboarders
2012: Bones Brigade: An Autobiography

He also had a part in the 1986 Hollywood movie Trashin.

Magazines:

He has been featured on the cover of Thrasher Magazine and several other publications.

Games:

2000: Tony Hawks Pro Skater 2
2004: Tony Hawks Underground
2012: Tony Hawks Pro Skater HD
2015: Tony Hawks Pro Skater 5

World Records:

1987 - 1997: Highest Skateboard Air on a Halfpipe
1988 - ????: Longest Board Slide on a Ramp 26 ft

Awards:

1999: Thrashers Skater of the Century
2010: Skateboarding Hall of Fame


Music

Caballero has been a member of several punk bands including The Faction, Odd Man Out, Shovelhead, and Soda, and has released a compilation CD the various bands he has appeared in titled Bandology through Sessions Records.

"I love playing music, so it will always be a part of my life somehow.


Websites

https://www.facebook.com/stevecaballeroofficial
https://www.instagram.com/stevecaballero/
https://myspace.com/steviecaballero
http://www.stevecaballero.com/


Sources

Below are the sources referenced in the text. Go to the full list of Steve Caballero articles for more information.

1] Steve Caballero Powell Peralta Profile Added 05-01-2017
2] Steve Caballero Pro Skater Base Profile Added 25-02-2014
3] Steve Caballero Juice Interview Added 07-04-2006
4] Steve Caballero Juice Interview Added: 04-12-2012


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