Pro Skateboarder Dylan Rieder Has Passed Away Aged 28
28-year-old professional skateboarder Dylan Rieder has passed away.
Rieder, who worked with Cara Delevingne modelling for DKNY in 2014, died of complications related to leukemia yesterday.
The 28-year-old from Wesminster, California, began skating at the age of nine, before rising up the sport, eventually being sponsored by Birdhouse and Quicksilver.
Family, friends, fellow skaters, skateboard promotions and fans of Rieder took to social media to pay tribute to the late athlete.
Lost a legend way too early. RIP Dylan Rieder pic.twitter.com/YAbH22niqW- Nicholas Cunningham (@seeekneek) October 12, 2016
Rest In Power Dylan Rieder gone way too soon a style master and really nice person. My deepest condolences to his close friends and family- Dante Ross (@DanteRoss) October 12, 2016
Dylan's family has asked that donations be made in his memory to Dr. Stephen Forman, at the City of Hope Cancer Treatment Center.
A sad loss, RIP Dylan.
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