Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Shawn White

Shawn White began skating in 1993 and today is a pro skater and snowboarder. Although Shawn White is more commonly known as being a snowboarder he was also in the Vert Ramp in the X-games and won his second gold medal.  He turned pro in 2003 and was    nicknamed the Flying Tomato. Enjoy the video!!!

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Danny Way

Danny Way is 37 years old, is a pro skater and has jumped over the great wall of China. He was born in Portland, Oregon on April 15th, 1974, in 1995 he won a gold medal at the
X-games High Air, then in the same year broke his neck surfing. Danny Way got sponsored by Hosoi and Vision at age 10 and became pro at age 12 in 1984. Thanks for reading....

Paul Rodriguez

Paul Rodriguez is one of the best skaters in the world and can land any trick you want except the 900 and 1080.  Paul was born on December 31st 1984  in California, USA. He started skating when he asked for a skateboard for christmas, and he go just that. He got a skateboard in the year 1996 when he was the age of 12. After he got his skateboard, he got on it and started to skate. After 2 years of practicing he sent a tape to DNA skateboards and  got sponsored at the age 14. Paul is now such a good skater that he is sponsored by  Nike Skateboarding, FKD Bearings, Markisa, Mountain Dew, Target, Plan B skateboards, Silver Trucks, Incase Desings, Primitive Skateshop, Nixon Watches, Grizzly Griptape, and AT & T. To wrap this all up here is a video of paul rodriguez skating amazingly well.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Rodney Mullen

Rodney Mullen was born on August 17th 1964 and is a famous skater for creating the flat-ground ollie, the kick-flip(which was originally called the magic flip), the heel-flip and the impossible. When he was 6 years old he was dosed with pigeon toe and had to wear leg braces until he was 9 year old. When he turned 10 his dad taught him how to skate, but his dad told him you have to wear pads and if you get injured you need to quit. Rodney agreed to his dad's rules and learned how to skate. He became pro when he was 14 he became a pro and is now 45 and is now still up and running. he competed against all pro skater's like Tony Hawk and Ryan Sheckler. and placed 4th. Here is a video of him skating, hope you enjoyed it and tune in for the next post :)

Tony Hawk

Tony hawk was born on May 12th 1966 and  is now a pro skater. He became pro when he was only 14 years old. He is the best skater in the world so far and next to him is the also amazing Ryan Sheckler. He has been skating many ramps when he was pro, including the one and only Mega Ramp. During his pro skating life he has broken many bones, He broke his ribs, broken elbow and some broken teeth. He is now 45 years old and is still up and skating. But no grinds, just half-pipes. He has also created the hardest trick in the world called the 1080 when he does 3 flips in the air. I have attached the video so you can see it. please tune in for the next post. hope you enjoyed!

Friday, November 18, 2011

Ryan sheckler

Ryan Sheckler is a amazing skater and became pro at age 13. He's now 21 years old and is the best pro skater in the world next to Tony Hawk. Ryan Sheckler has skated the most daring ramps in the world including the Megaramp. This is a plan B video of him skating. Hope you enjoyed it and tune in for tommorows post.