Ronnie Jay Leipold, the surfing and skateboard legend who featured in acclaimed 2001 documentary Dogtown & Z-Boys, has gone missing.

Leipold, one of the original members of the legendary Z-Boy skating crew, suffers from Alzheimer's Disease and has no short term memory. reports Culver City Police in Los Angeles have launched a search for the 62 year old, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2008.