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10 Questions with…Ryan Sheckler 28

  • 10 Questions
  • Posted by: Christina Tapper
  • April 14, 2011, 1:20 PM


As a world renown skateboarder and TV star Ryan Sheckler is one busy guy. Recently, he tore himself away from his hectic schedule and traveled to New York City for an Oakley store opening—the same company that has sponsored the daredevil since he was seven. Sheckler has awesome spin moves and can skate handrails, but can he handle our 10 questions? Keep reading to find out….

What time is your alarm set for?

I don’t set an alarm. I have a dog and he wakes me up at 6:45 AM or 7 AM every morning, so he’s my alarm clock.

Chocolate, Vanilla, or Strawberry ice cream?

Chocolate. All day. It’s the best!

What was your childhood nickname?

Ry-Dog. My dad gave it to me.

If you weren’t an athlete, what would you want to do?

I’ve always been active, so if I wasn’t skateboarding I’d be surfing or car racing. Something active and dangerous for sure.

What is your favorite city to compete in?

LA. It’s the atmosphere of being in the hometown crowd and every year the X Games happen at the Staples Center so I get some of that Laker love.

What do you do on days off?

Surf. But I really never have a free day.

Who is the greatest athlete of all-time?

That’s a hard question! Michael Jordan. But Kobe Bryant is a close second.

Who is your best friend in sports?

[Motocross star] Travis Pastrana. We’ve been friends since I was 10 years old.

What is the last item that you purchased?

A John Varvatos dinner jacket. I like everything he makes.

Do you have a good luck charm?

My family. Whenever they are around it’s always a good time.

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28 Comments

I was going to enter his contest, but I stink at drawing.

YEAR RYAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

this is so nice so amazing.This post is very beautiful.

So many sponsers so many competition wins hes the best skater.

the juges faver him

how are u so good

you know we have much in common a little bit :)

are you a skateboarder.

if i was an athlet i would want to be a football player or a pro skater

if i was an athlet i would want to be a football player or a pro skater

I love skateing

not me

I love skateing to

me to!

does anyone know what kind of dog it is? i will bet you anything that it is a medium sized dog

idk but i have a yellow lab.

I knew who he was, but I thought he was someone on B96. LOL

Romans 5:8

Amen and praise the Lord!

amen man

how does that annoy u that he has a tatoo

sheckler annoys me anyone ever seen his tattoo on his back that says SHECKLER nothing like being cocky

His tattoo is awesome

the tatto is arrogant he said and i quote "I want to give them (skeptics aka the world) reasons to not like me."

right on hockeyhawk136

Hey doesn't seem that cocky to me, but I guess he annoys you so......

how does that annoy u jealus

Same here for the dog part, chocalate, Michael Jordan and Travis Pastrana.Go Ryan Sheckler!

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