C. R. Stecyk III
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C.R. Stecyk III is an American artist, photographer and writer. A Southern California native, he is mostly known for his conceptual art pieces of the 1970s and '80s, and for documenting surfing and skateboarding culture -- particularly via a series of influential articles for Skateboarder Magazine in the mid-1970s describing the innovative developments of the Z-Boys skateboarding team.  Stecyk created designs for the skateboard brand Powell-Peralta, having coined the name of their team, the Bones Brigade, and produced advertizing photographs. Stecyk coined the phrase "Skate and Destroy." Stecyk was involved with the founding of the Jeff Ho Surfboards and Zephyr Productions surf shop in Santa Monica, California.
Stecyk's life was touched upon in the 2001 award-winning documentary Dogtown and Z-Boys, the film Lords of Dogtown in 2005, and the 2012 documentary "Bones Brigade: An Autobiography."
- Dogtown – The Legend of the Z-Boys, C.R. Stecyk III & Glen E. Friedman, Burning Flags Press, 2000, ISBN 0-9641916-4-4