Ryan Sheckler Basic Bio Information:
- Name: Ryan Sheckler
- Gender: Male
- Height: 5'4"
- Weight: 107 lbs
- Hometown: San Clemente, California
- Date of Birth: Dec. 30th, 1989
- Family: parents Gretchen and Randy Sheckler, brothers Shane "T-Bone" and Kane "Vol-Kane-O" Sheckler
- Occupation: Pro Skateboarder, Student
- Started Skating: 1993
- Started Competing: 1997
- Turned Pro: 2003
- Favored Discipline: Street / Park
- #1 Sponsor: Etnies
- Stance: Regular
- Setup: Almost pro model deck, Tensor 7.5 trucks, 52 mm wheels, Ninja bearings
Ryan Sheckler Skateboarding Style and Strengths:
As the youngest pro skateboarder on the circuit, Ryan Sheckler has blown away the crowds with his ever increasing skill and variety of skateboarding tricks. Ryan Sheckler skates fast and hard, rarely bails, and has strong technical skateboarding skills.
Ryan Sheckler Favorite / Signature Skateboarding Tricks:
In an interview for the X Games, Ryan Sheckler says, "I normally like to skate a good ramp over something, so last year at X Games (2004) when they had the jump over the bush, that was fun. And good set of 9-stairs is good too. Right at the moment, I'm doing good at everything I'm skating, spinning, flip tricks, it should be better for me at X Games (2005)."
Ryan Sheckler Skateboarding Career Highlights:
1996 - won CASL 10 & Under State Championships (at 7 years old)
1997 - won CASL 14 & Under State Championships (at 8 years old)
2003 - turned pro after winning 5th at Globe World Cup in Australia
2003 - won gold at X Games (street)
2004 - began to focus purely on street skating, traveling and filming for videos
2004 - Took first in US Skateboarding Championships, Pomona, California
2005 - repeatedly took first in Dew Action Sports Tour
Ryan Sheckler Personal History:
At the age of 18 months, Ryan Sheckler found his dad's old school pool riding skateboard. Soon after that, Ryan began to push around on one knee, and eventually stood up on the skateboard. Ryan Sheckler is now a teenager, still in school, who also happens to be a professional world famous skateboarder. Ryan was home schooled through 7th and 8th grade, and attends Futures High School (a one-on-one school program for athletes and actors). Ryan loves riding moto-X along with skateboarding.
Ryan Sheckler Interesting Fact:
Ryan Sheckler is the youngest pro skater to ever win gold at the X Games (2004)
Ryan Sheckler Quote:
"Don’t ever give up. You gotta keep trying, and never give up." Read more in the Ryan Sheckler Interview.
Ryan Sheckler Photo Gallery:
Check out all kinds of pictures of Ryan Sheckler in the Ryan Sheckler Photo Gallery.