Thursday, August 16, 2007

Who is Peggy Oki?

Peggy Oki is a female American skateboarder and surfer, as well as an artist and environmental activist.

She skated with the Z-Boys in the 70's and was the only female member. She appeared in the movie Dogtown and Z-Boys.

Peggy studied environmental biology and received a Bachelor of Arts in painting from the College of Creative Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Today, she is involved with many activities such as yoga, skateboarding, rock climbing and has been surfing for over 24 years. She has traveled to Fiji, Mexico, South Africa, French Polynesia, Indonesia, Japan, and Tonga, Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia, and Costa Rica for surfing and as an environmental activist. Her paintings deal with nature and include landscapes and seascapes.

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