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Catching up with Ryan Sheckler

Originally Published: December 9, 2009
By Mary Buckheit | Page 2

Earlier this decade, Ryan Sheckler was out winning skateboard comps at age 13 (making him the youngest X Games gold winner ever). The struggle to outshine young Sheck commenced immediately, but the kid never let up; season after season, he steamrolled through street courses and Dew Tour stops. Not even a broken elbow could keep him away from another gold at X Games 14. But this past summer, at XG15, Sheckler was snared midcompetition by a torn ligament between his toes. That injury sidelined him ...

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