If you were a teenager in the late 's or the early 's, chances are you picked up a skateboard. If you weren't brave enough, or skilled enough, to pick up a board, you most definitely played some iteration of the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater video game series. The Piss Drunx were a ragtag group of skaters known for their extreme and unorthodox skate style, as well as their excessive drinking and drug abuse, as the name implies. The group dominated skateboarding in the early 's, and their impact on the skate community as a whole was undeniable.
Piss Drunx: The legendary skate crew lucky to be alive
In , a mob of young skateboarders descended on an ordinary street in Huntington Beach, California. Spread across four apartments, they quickly gained notoriety not only for their on-board antics, but for embracing a lifestyle of excess. But looking back, many of the original members have mixed feelings about their legacy. Somewhere in Arizona, a homemade video shows a group of teenage skateboarders tearing up a rough-looking backyard pool. The first Austin Powers film is in cinemas. Princess Diana is dead.