We’re sad to say that former pro skater and photographer Jaya Bonderov has passed away. Jaya was a ripping pro for Santa Cruz and Adrenalin skateboards. He transitioned to a field behind the lens and was a master photographer, working for several brands and mags in the industry. You will be missed.

Jaya had been living in Hawaii, and was apparently struck by a car on the highway while he was tending to his own vehicle that had broken down. The Hawaii police report.

Jaya’s classic part in Santa Cruz’s Big Pants Small Wheels.