Wunderkind Ryan Sheckler burst onto the scene in the late nineties, as the youngest professional skateboarder in the world. I strive for the Hall of Fame and I was doing that through this year, the whole time I was playing. Almost released several videos on the theme of Rodney Vs Daewon, but switched it up a little with Round 3, which featured Sheckler and several other talented skaters. He has a role in the movie Grind, which is set to hit theaters August 22nd. Ryan Sheckler: I saw Eric skating really well all afternoon. He just had a hard time landing the tricks in the comp, but he must have just been having an off day.
There's nothing I like more that playing big brother and kicking it with my close group of friends. I just came in and I made it so I guess 13 is the age limit now. Why don't we do it like this, Ryan, this works so much better. Reporter: Is it sometimes a little too close for comfort? But for Sheckler it's far outweighed by the best part of skating: teaching others how to skate. We know his spirit and positive outlook will help him to continue in his recovery, as well as serve as an inspiration to our team. Where Does Ryan Sheckler Live? That's the question I get a lot.
Whether that's going for the biggest trick on the course or skating the fastest or, you know, sitting down and doing a three-hour autograph signing. Other than that, I haven't set that many outrageous goals. Felipe Gustavo is one of the best skateboarders around right now. Reporter: With so many younger competitors at his heels, he wants to prove that he's still at the top of the skating game. And if you fall, like really wrong, you can get really hurt. I imagine that would occur as soon as later on today. The team took care of business.
I don't have to try the tricks anyone else is trying. In spite of everything, it can't be denied that Ryan Sheckler kills it on a skateboard. Now we're trying to get a restraining order on him. Ryan Sheckler: It's pretty cool. Ryan: K, I just wanna know when we leave.
Stephen Louisiana : Ryan, what's it like being so young and competing against people so much older than you are? I'm trying to switch up what I skate and keep it unpredictable; keep people guessing. It is always nice to see someone with the fame and money that Ryan has try to give back and do good. Eric Lantto Born in Florida and raised in Tennessee, it wasn't until Eric became stranded in the deserts of Nevada that he picked up a skateboard. He's had a pretty long day for a 13-year-old. I'm glad to be just skating and doing my own thing.
I just couldn't really jump that much. Just having fun and living the skate life. Did you skate with a helmet like when you were 10? Skateboarders are making millions of dollars. I'm always nervous, but it's like good energy, you know. It's whatever is clever at that moment. He will be building a skate park as well, hoping to promote fun and healthy exercise in children. I mean, they don't seem to hate me or anything.
Ryan called the cops, who took a report. Not my house but my mom's house. Trying to perfect that dangerous trick off the roof, but still, he must present willpower to get back up. The Tony Hawks games, and a more affluent friend, introduced me to the world of the professionals, soon I had favorites like Rodney Mullen and, to my current shame, Bam Margera. Reporter: Maybe that was a little too fast.
Reporter: His whole world back in his hometown of San Clemente, California revolves around skating. Ryan: I'll probably hate Mitch for a little bit. Since then he has gone from strength to strength. Ryan: It's No Bueno Taylor: Like Casey didn't tell me details but tell me like what happened, what are her parents like. Like any job, some just show up to work and others strive to do the best they can. People generally know me for my skating, and I think that's really the way I want to keep it. B, we have been over this whole patience conversation before Taylor: We needa teach Kane patience Kane: I think I'm gonna wait Taylor: Good choice Ryan: Do you really wanna wait? Skating as a business has change the dramatically.
Then, in pain, he still took the time to meet each and every one of them. Tony: We could just ditch the girls and go to the beach. I got some stuff done to my dirt bike. Oh, by the way, you do the best kickflip to indy. He also hurt his ankle and gave it his best shot for the fans. Sheckler has bee a professional skateboarder from the age of 9, give or take.
I love going out to a contest and giving the fans what they want to see. I get on my board, and I don't have to skate like anyone else. Another money spinner for a while was his reality show, Life of Ryan, and a short form series for Red Bull, called The Sheckler Sessions. I hated the guy, pure envy I assure you, but a combination of talent and hard work has made him a lot of money. Kane being Kane opened it and it was a brand-new scooter. In the end Ryan Sheckler will be remembered for what he was able to accomplish on his skateboard, not off it.