滑板偶像和街头服饰创始人Keith Hufnagel去世 46

随着Keith Hufnagel的去世,滑板世界失去了一位标志性人物和企业家。 46.

胡夫纳格尔, 街头服饰公司Huf Worldwide的创始人, had been battling brain cancer for more than two years. His brand announced his passing on Thursday.
We are absolutely heartbroken to deliver the news today that HUF founder Keith Hufnagel has passed away,” the company wrote on Instagram.
Keith was not only the ‘HUF’nagel in HUF. He was the heart and soul of this brand. He built and brought together a community of people like no one else could,” the post continued.
    CNN has contacted Huf Worldwide for a statement, but has not heard back.
    Hufnagel founded the brand in 2002 following his move from New York to the West Coast.
    The name HUF just stuck with me as a sort of nickname amongst my friends,” Hufnagel told Complex in 2012. “Once I turned pro, I started using it on product and clothing and it became what people recognized me by,” 他说.
    The brand’s first shop opened in San Francisco, but ultimately grew globally, with stores everywhere from Dallas, Texas to Tokyo, 日本.
    Made by skateboarders, for skateboarders, HUF represents not only a more refined and forward-thinking skateboard brand, but also any individual inspired by the vast array of countercultures that parallel skateboard mentality,” the company says of its ethos and origin.
    Do not settle for the status quo. Go out and create your own futuredo it yourself, do it in style,” urges the HUF Worldwide website.
    Hufnagel described the brand’s name as having beenborn on the streets,” telling Complex, “after I had been living and skating in San Francisco for a bit, I decided I wanted to open up a retail shop that would sort of fuse skateboarding with the sneaker and streetwear scenes.
    In the tribute to its founder, the Huf Worldwide instagram post closed by saying that Hufnagel’slegacy will continue to live on at HUF. 今天, tomorrow and forever. 安息, Keith.
      Hufnagel leaves behind his wife Mariellen and their two children.
      In an instagram post in November, Hufnagel shared a shot of himself with his son, as the pair hold hands and skateboard together down an empty road.

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