Peggy Oki

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Peggy Oki
Born United States
Occupation skateboarder, surfer, artist, activist
Website Peggy Oki

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

She was on the original Zephyr Competition Team also known Z-Boys. She skated with the Z-Boys in the 1970s. She appeared in the movie Dogtown and Z-Boys.

She went to Venice High School[1] and 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.[citation needed]

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.


She was an 2012 inductee into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame.[1]