From Transworld Skateboarding:
The scope of Matt Hensley’s influence circa 1990 has really never been matched. From the way he dressed and cut his hair, to the tricks he did, to the spots he skated, to the teams he rode for—Hensley was skateboarding. Having walked away from it all at his peak, his gradual return and current success with Flogging Molly only adds to the legend. Number 7 on our list of The 30 Most Influential Skaters Of All Time.