A star, reborn

Former child skateboarding star Nyjah Huston now a teenage competition juggernaut

Originally Published: July 26, 2011
By Adam Salo | ESPN Action Sports

On Aug. 28, 2010, pro skateboarder, reality television celebrity and entrepreneur Rob Dyrdek kicked off the first event of his Street League contest series. Skaters the world over couldn't wait to see who would win the $150,000 top prize. The safe odds were on two-time Thrasher magazine Skater of the Year Chris Cole or two-time X Games gold medalist Paul Rodriguez to take the first win. As it turned out, you'd have been wiser to take the long odds. Nyjah Huston, then 15 and a former ...

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