Jesse Neuhaus is a life-long resident of Chicago and is from Peoria, Illinois. He is the product of hippie parents and started out as a gymnast. He later became one of the first professional skateboarders from Chicago.
STEVEN “DREAD” SNYDER
Steven "Dread" Snyder is a skater from Albion, Michigan who came over to Chicago in 1984 to attend the Art Institute of Chicago. His skating skills were quickly recognized and he was sponsored by Alva Skateboards. He has lived in Chicago ever since.
"Murph" is from somewhere in Illinois and started skating in 1986 where he made an impression with the local skateboard scene for his powerful skating and his great board control for being such a "big guy."