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Skateboarding 2013 -- the year in review

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Lewis Marnell

Photograph By Noel Vasquez/Getty Images

In January, Nike SB and Almost Skateboards pro Lewis Marnell, second from left, succumbed to complications from Type 1 diabetes. Marnell was diagnosed with diabetes at age 10 and was able to balance the condition alongside his skateboarding career, appearing in Nike SB videos such as "Nothing But The Truth" and "Nike SB Chronicles Volume 1." Almost paid tribute to Marnell with a memorial deck that benefited diabetes research. The deck featured a photo of Marnell riding a bicycle and read "Never Forgotten."