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Dylan Rieder, Professional Skateboarder and Fashion Model, Dies at 28

The fashion and skateboarding worlds mourn the loss of an icon.

Dylan Rieder passed away from complications due to leukemia on Wednesday, according to a statement from his manager. He was 28.

The Orange County, Calif., native from Westminster started skating at the age of 9, and went pro at the age of 18 for Alien Workshop. In the fashion world, Rieder embodied California-cool style - forgoing skate shoes for Prada loafers and loose-fit pants for tailored, high-waisted pants. His unique look and attitude towards professional skating made him an immediate stand-out in Southern California.

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Rieder held sponsorships with Supreme, Alien Workshop, Quicksilver, HUF, F*cking Awesome, Osiris, Rasa Libra and more. After landing a Vogue editorial in 2013, he modeled for a DKNY campaign along with Cara Delevingne, A$AP Rocky and Jourdan Dunn in 2014. Supreme on Fairfax, a regular hang-out of Rieder's, switched out their regular wall of decks with ones of Rieder as a youth as an in-store memorial.  

Transworld Skateboarding reported that in lieu of sending flowers, Rieder's family requested donations be made in Rieder's name to City of Hope in Duarte, Calif.

A photo posted by Omar Salazar (@omarsalazar) on Oct 13, 2016 at 1:15pm PDT

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

A photo posted by Cara Delevingne (@caradelevingne) on Oct 13, 2016 at 1:16am PDT

I love you forever. and ever. and ever.

A photo posted by Langley Fox (@langleyfox) on Oct 13, 2016 at 10:28am PDT

A photo posted by Atiba Jefferson (@atibaphoto) on Oct 13, 2016 at 10:34am PDT

Watch the above w/volume...Dylan Rieder in Supreme's "Cherry" video. This loss will be met with so much love. Bless his heart.

A video posted by THE PFW (@pornforwomen) on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:05pm PDT

Dylan ... My hero. No fire, nor star, as perfect and brilliant and beautiful as you, could ever burn long enough. Thank youpic.twitter.com/3XYaHLVvNE

- Robert Brink (@RobertBrink) October 13, 2016

"A beautiful body perishes, but a work of art dies not." -Leonardo da Vinci
#dylanrieder pic.twitter.com/fivGasK2Ma- TOY MACHINE (@toymachine) October 13, 2016

Dylan Rieder was my aesthetic, I'm shook pic.twitter.com/QKOXhGFPW0

- cc (@caelaelizabethh) October 12, 2016

In memory of Dylan Rieder, 1988-2016.

A photo posted by Vogue (@voguemagazine) on Oct 12, 2016 at 5:17pm PDT