Shane Cross (1986-2007)

Skateboarding suffered a tragic loss today: Shane Cross has passed away.

The 20-year-old was fatally injured while riding on the back of Ali Boulala’s motorcycle in Australia. Ali survived the accident but is currently in critical condition–we’ll post more details once they become available.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved.

UPDATE: A police report covering Shane and Ali’s accident and coverage from The Age are now online. R.I.P. Shane.