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American Pro Skateboarder And Model Dylan Rieder Dies At 28

Travelers Today       By    Mumtazah Umal

Updated: Oct 17, 2016 03:00 PM EDT

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Professional Skateboarder Dylan Rieder Dies at 28
Rieder died of complications from leukemia.
(Photo: Entertainment Tonight/YoutubeScreenshot/

American professional skateboarder, Dylan Rieder has died at the age of 28, due to complications with Leukemia. He passed away on October 12, 2016.

According to a report from Yahoo News, Rieder grew up in Westminster, California. He started skateboarding at the age of nine.

In 2000, he entered into collaborations with Quicksilver and Osiris. At the age of 18, he became a professional skateboarder. He appeared in Transworld Skateboarding's "A Time To Shine."

Apart from being a skateboarder, Rieder also worked as a model. He was featured in a DKNY campaign alongside models Cara Delevingne and Jourdan Dunn.In a report released by CNN, various celebrities have paid tribute to Dylan Rieder, including rocker Ozzy Osbourne.

"Dylan Rieder. One of the most talent & brave men. I feel blessed to have known you. Rest In Peace Dylan. My love & condolences to his family." - Ozzy Osbourne (@OzzyOsbourne) twitter

"One of the kindest, most down to down, incredible human beings I have ever encountered. You will be so missed by so many people. Ride and Rest in Peace Dylan Rieder @swankfuck_inc." - Cara Delevingne (@caradelevingne) Instagram

"R.I.P Dylan Rieder" - Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) Twitter

Meanwhile, an online statement was released by TransWorld SKATEboarding on October 12, 2016.

"We lost one of the best to ever step on a skateboard today. Dylan Rieder, whose flawless style, explosive power, and epic video parts influenced an entire generation and beyond, passed away today due to complications with Leukemia.

"Rest in peace, Dylan. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his friends and family in this unbelievably difficult time.

"In lieu of sending flowers, Rieder's family has requested donations be made in Dylan Rieder's memory to Dr. Stephen Forman, an international expert in leukemia, lymphoma and bone marrow transplantation from the City of Hope Cancer Treatment Center."

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