Jay Adams, star of the Z-Boys skate and surf teams in 1970s Venice Beach, has passed away after suffering a heart attack on vacation in Mexico. Stacy Peralta, fellow Z-Boy, passed along the news through his Instagram and Facebook pages, saying: “I just received the terribly sad news that Jay Adams passed away. Not much else is known yet about Adams’s passing. He was 53.
Today saw the final day of the Ripcurl Padang Cup run in heaving 6-8 foot drainers. Whilst there were some solid efforts put in from the likes of Loui Hynde, Jacob Wilcox and Lee Wilson, it came to a decider between two local cousins with the eventual winner being Garut Widiarta.