Skateboarding star Brian Anderson comes out as gay

Brian Anderson, one of professional skateboarding’s biggest names, has come out as gay.

Brian Anderson

Anderson, 40, spoke about his sexuality publicly for the first time in an interview with Vice Sports. “People ask: ‘Why are you doing this now and not earlier?’ It would have been a lot more beneficial,’” he said, according to

Brian Anderson on Being a Gay Professional Skateboarder