Some of skateboarding’s most revered pros haven’t had their names on a board or a pair of shoes in years. In some cases, their careers were legendarily short—a couple of video parts, some magazine coverage, and then an unceremonious bow out of the spotlight. Others have enjoyed lengthy runs that culminated in a farewell model on skate shop walls or a tribute section in a board sponsor’s video.
Skaters from both categories are fondly remembered though. Their whereabouts are the subject of much message board banter, while rumors of sightings continue to emerge. All of this talk is usually met with one familiar refrain: “That guy needs to make a comeback.”
While the likelihood of that outcome is debatable at best, here are 10 comebacks that we’d like to see.Click to start the list