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Pro Skateboarding

Professional skateboarder interviews, photo galleries, profiles, homepages, and websites, along with help on getting sponsored and making money in skateboarding.
  1. Pro Skater Bios (29)
  2. Pro Skater Interviews (17)
  3. Pro Skater Photo Galleries (22)
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Top Pro Skaters of 2011
When it comes to ranking skateboarders, the process can be a little fuzzy. Well, more like a LOT fuzzy! How do you tell? They weigh each of their own sanctioned, pointed events the same, and then balance them all out. See the top 5 skaters for 2011 in each division!

Top Best Skateboarders of All Time
Top Best Skateboarders of All Time

Pro Skateboarder Twitter Pages List
Pro Skater Twitter Tweets are are a popular way to follow pro skaters, and to see what they're thinking about and up to. This huge list of pro skater twitter pages should help get you on your way!

Best Skaters of the Decade - Share Your Opinion
Best Skaters of the Decade - Share Your Opinion! Who do you think should be honored as the best skaters of the last 10 years? I have my Top 10 Skaters of the Decade list, but who do you think deserves this honor? Take a look at other people's lists, and share a list of your own! If you submit a list, make sure to say why you think each skater deserves to be there (skating skill, or contributi…

Top 10 Skateboarders of the Decade
As the first decade of the 2000s concludes, lets take a look at the best skateboarders the last 10 years had to offer. These are skaters who pushed the limits, impressed us all, or added positively to skateboarding in some significant way.

You can also post your own top 10 skaters of the decade list, and see who other readers thought should be honored.

How to Get Sponsored Skateboarding
How to Get Sponsored Skateboarding - There is nothing like it: the moment when you’re offered a sponsorship from your favorite skateboard company. Imagine the opportunity to have a company you support actually endorsing you. With a bit of work and a lot of persistence, you can get sponsored skateboarding. The following is a basic rundown of what you can do as an individual to get yourself into…

How Did You Get Sponsored Skateboarding?
Getting sponsored as a skateboarder is tricky - there are things you can do, but people get sponsored as a skateboarder in all kinds of ways. What's your skateboard sponsorship story? how did you get sponsored? Share your story here on how you got sponsored as a skater - how did it happen, what did you do, what companies sponsored you, and if you have any tips to share with other skaters who w…

Getting Sponsored for Skateboarding Without Sponsor Me Videos
A lot of skaters dream of getting sponsored for skateboarding. The pride, the attention, the free gear, and the stamp of approval - these can all feel great. I have piles of info available on getting sponsored for skateboarding, but I wanted to give another perspective. The following is from the mother of two sponsored skaters who got where they are without self-promotion

Sports Mindset Gameplan Book
Recently Winells has adopted a book called the Sports Mindset Gameplan - a sort of book and workbook in one, that helps athletes to really see what they are doing, and how to get their head in the right place to succeed. And, as you probably know, with skateboarding where your head is at is EVERYTHING.

How to Stay Sponsored as a Skateboarder
Keeping a skateboard sponsorship can be tough. Malakai Kingston talks about keys to staying sponsored - insights from other pro skaters, and people who've had to work within the industry. This is part of Malakai's How to Get Sponsored, Be Sponsored and Stay Sponsored article.

Responsibilities of Being a Sponsored Skateboarder
What does a sponsored skater do? How do you BE a sponsored skater? Good questions! Being sponsored means that you have some obligations - the companies who sponsor you expect some return, and this should help you understand what they want, and how to do it.

Methods for Contacting Skateboard Companies for Sponsorships
When trying to get sponsored as a skater, it can be tough to know how to contact skateboard companies. These are three methods for contacting skateboard companies for getting sponsored as a skater. This is part two of How to Get Sponsored, Be Sponsored and Stay Sponsored, by Malakai Kingston.

Get Sponsored Skateboarding
Get Sponsored Skateboarding - Steps to getting sponsored as a skater. These easy to follow steps will help you understand what's involved in getting sponsored skateboarding, and what you need to do. This is part one of "How to Get Sponsored, Be Sponsored and Stay Sponsored" by Malakai Kingston.

Top Skaters of 2008
The top professional skateboarders of 2008, according to World Cup Skateboarding's ranking. Every year, World Cup Skateboarding tracks pointed professional skateboarding events, and pulls together the top skateboarders from all over the world for the X Games. Check out the top skaters for 2008 for the World Street Ranking, World Vert Rankings, World Bowl Rank…

How to Get Sponsored, Be Sponsored and Stay Sponsored Skateboarding
There is nothing like it: the moment when you’re offered a sponsorship from your favorite company. Imagine the opportunity to have a company you support actually endorsing your unique way of riding while you promote them. With a bit of work and a lot of persistence, you can do this. The following is a basic rundown of what you can do as an individual to get yourself into a position to be spons…

Skateboard Scholarship
The Patrick Kerr Skateboard Scholarship is the first of it's kind in the United States. Skateboarders who plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college can apply and get up to $5,000 in scholarship money! The Patrick Kerr skateboarding scholarship is for skateboarding high school seniors, and is easy to apply for. Read about the Patrick Kerr skateboard scholarship, and see how skateboarding can earn you money for school!

How to Get Sponsored in Skateboarding
So you want to know how to get sponsored skateboarding? Becoming a sponsored skateboarder takes skill, effort, luck and charisma - do you think you have what it takes? Here are some hints and tips on how to get sponsored in skateboarding.

Top 10 skateboarders of 2007
The top professional skateboarders of 2006, according to World Cup Skateboarding's rankings. Every year, World Cup Skateboarding tracks pointed professional skateboarding events, and pulls together the top skateboarders from all over the world for the X Games (see the final rankings, etc...).

Top Professional Skateboarders of 2006
The top professional skateboarders of 2006, according to World Cup Skateboarding's ranking. Every year, World Cup Skateboarding tracks pointed professional skateboarding events, and pulls together the top skateboarders from all over the world for the X Games. Check out the top skaters for 2006 for the World Street Ranking, World Vert Rankings, World Bowl Rankings, World Girls Rankings, and North American rankings.

Sponsor Me Video.com
This is a production company that specializes in filming, producing and editing videos that skaters can submit to get sponsored - plus, they help skaters get seen and with getting new deals. They have a pile of various services at different prices - check 'em out!

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