Ryan Sheckler life and biography

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Ryan Sheckler biography

Date of birth : 1989-12-30
Date of death : -
Birthplace : San Clemente, California, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-10-24
Credited as : Skateboarding Championships, "Life of Ryan", Sheckler Foundation

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Ryan Allen Sheckler is an American professional skateboarder and was the star of the MTV reality show, Life of Ryan.

Ryan was born in San Clemente, California, the son of Gretchen (née Walsh), who manages his career, and Randall Sheckler, a mechanical engineer.
He has two younger brothers, Shane and Kane Sheckler. At an age of eighteen months, he began skateboarding and turned pro at thirteen.

Ryan has been competing in street skating and park contests since 2002.

2003: Gravity Games, first place (street discipline)
Slam City Jam, first place (street discipline)
United States Skateboarding Championships, third place (street discipline)
Vans Triple Crown, overall first place (street discipline)
World Cup of Skateboarding, overall first place (street discipline)

2004: Gravity Games, third place (street discipline)
United States Skateboarding Championships, first place (street discipline)
Vans Triple Crown, Vancouver event; third place (street discipline)
Vans Triple Crown, Cleveland event; third place (street discipline)
World Cup of Skateboarding, overall second place (street discipline)

2005: AST Dew Tour, Louisville event; first place (park discipline)
AST Dew Tour, Denver event; first place (park discipline)
AST Dew Tour, Portland event; second place (park discipline)
AST Dew Tour, San Jose event; first place (park discipline)
AST Dew Tour, Orlando event; third place (park discipline)
AST Dew Tour; overall first place (park discipline)
Globe World Cup, Melbourne event; second place (street discipline)
World Championship of Skateboarding, third place (street discipline)

2006: Tampa Pro, Florida event, fifth place (street), biggest slam
AST Dew Tour, Louisville event; first place (park discipline)
AST Dew Tour, Denver event; fourth place (park discipline)
AST Dew Tour, Portland event; first place (park discipline)
AST Dew Tour, San Jose, California event; first place (park discipline)
AST Dew Tour, Orlando event; second place; second place (park discipline)
AST Dew Tour; overall first place (park discipline)
X Games, Los Angeles event; second place (park discipline)
Globe World Cup, Melbourne event; first place (street discipline)

2008: Thrasher Magazine's Bust or Bail Competition
X Games; 1st place (street discipline)

2010: Tampa Pro sixth place street
X Games; 1st place (street discipline)


Sheckler is currently on tour making a few appearances nationwide for Journey's Backyard Barbecue (2009). In May 2009, Sheckler launched his new clothing line, RS, that is sold at J.C. Penney stores nationwide.
In 2008, the Sheckler Foundation was created to help the less fortunate, and also to donate to injured and recovering athletes.

Sheckler has appeared in the movies Grind, Dishdogz, and MVP 2: Most Vertical Primate. He also starred in his own MTV reality show "Life of Ryan", from 2007-2009.

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