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R.I.P. Johnny Romano

Updated: September 24, 2008, 11:35 AM ET
By Adam Salo

It is with a heavy heart that we must deliver the news that Johnny Romano has passed away. The young skateboarder from Galveston, Texas was just 10 years old and had been battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia, a cancer that attacks the body's white blood cells, on and off for a little over 3 years. Through the un-tiring efforts of the Make A Wish Foundation and good friends at Deluxe Skateboard Distribution, Johnny's story and fight became well known in the skateboard community around the world. If ...

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