(born 1975) is a professional skateboarder from San Francisco
who skated for H-Street and then joined the super team Plan B Skateboards
. Mike is known for being an innovator of technical street skating in the early 90's. After the death of Mike Ternasky, Carroll started Girl Skateboards
with fellow Plan B rider Rick Howard
. He was a long-time rider for Vans, but left the company soon after they released his pro model shoe and was picked up by DC Shoes
, where they released a signature model shoe called the Cosmo. Not long afterwards he left DC along with Rick Howard and they started their own shoe company, Lakai
. Carroll is said to have discovered the famous San Francisco skateboard landmark 3rd and Army
Carroll won Thrasher magazine
's Skater of the Year
award in 1994.Carroll is a playable character in EA's video games
", "Skate 2
" and "Skate 3
".Carroll was dubbed a David Duchovny look-a-like in Vancouver, BC, Canada in May 1995 at the Greenbrier Hotel while trying to establish an 'escape route '95' out of the Hotel with 2 alleged female vancouverite accomplices that went by J and M.
Carroll's sponsors include Fourstar Clothing, Girl Skateboards, Lakai Footwear, Diamond Supply Co, Royal Truck Company,Fillmore Wheels.
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