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Ryan Sheckler juggles skateboarding, his fans

Updated: July 30, 2011, 11:30 AM ET
By Lynn Hoppes

LOS ANGELES -- Ryan Sheckler, the defending skateboarding champion at X Games, had just finished his qualifying round on Friday afternoon. It wasn't easy, as the 21-year-old California native struggled a bit and finished third heading into Saturday's finals.

"I was just trying to stay on the board," said Sheckler, who has won three X Games gold medals. "I'm a little nervous. I'm just looking to get better."

But, the interesting part was, right after the competition, ...

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