Top 10 Male Skate Boarders 2016

Skateboarding is a pretty popular action sport that involves riding a skateboard and performing tricks with it. While most people might think its an amateur sport, they are really wrong as Skate Boarding is a billion dollar industry with more than $4.8 billion revenue back in 2009. So no wonder many youngsters are taking this up as profession and there are approximately 11 million skaters out there. Here we countdown the Top 10 Male Skate Boarders 2016.

Top 10 Male Skate Boarders 2016

10. Anthony Mosley

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At number 10 in Top 10 Male Skate Boarders 2016 is Anthony Mosley. Anthony Mosley has been introduced to skateboarding at thirteen and went pro at 16. Known for his unique style, flair and showmanship, Mosley has won many skateboarding tournaments and has a current net worth of around US $10 million.

9. Chris Cole

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At number 9 in Top 10 Male Skate Boarders 2016 is Chris Cole. Chris Cole is one hell of a skateboarder. Regarded as one of the most famous “regular footed” professional skateboarder, Cole has been named “Skate of the Year” in 2005 and 2009 by Thrasher Magazine and won the “Reader’s Choice” Award from Transworld Skating magazine.

8. Daewon Song

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At number 8 in Top 10 Male Skate Boarders 2016 is Daewon Song. Daewon is probably one of the most technically skilled street skateboarder out there who uses his exception analyzing skills to pull of crazy stunts on the regular streets. He has been named “Skater of the Year” in 2006 by Thrasher magazine and was also in 29th position in the list of “30 Most Influential Skaters of all time” by Transworld SKATEboarding. His awesome skateboarding has enabled him to be sponsored by many companies like DVS Shoes, Tensor, Andale etc.

7. Lance Mountain

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At number 7 is Lance Mountain. Lance is one of the most prominent skaters of the 80s and is still skating professionally. He was named at the 18th position in the list of “ 30 Most Influential Skaters of all time” by Transworld SKATEboarding. He is also one of the inventors of the fingerboard which is a major toy category and has sold several million units over the year.

6. Rob Dyrdek

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At number 6 in Top 10 Male Skate Boarders 2016 is Rob Dryrdek. He is one of the most popular and financially successful Skateboarder of all time due to his marketing and business strategies. He founded the Street League Skateboarding competition which is internationally acclaimed; he became quite popular due to his appearances in the TV show Rob and Big, Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory and Ridiculousness. Apart from this he is also an accomplished skateboarder who has 21 individual Guinness book records in skateboarding. He was named among the “Most Influential Skateboarders of all Time” by Fox Weekly and has a net worth of over US $50 million.

5. Danny Way

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At number 5 is Danny Way. Danny way is probably one of the most daredevil skateboarders ever and that is his USP. He performs extreme stunts like jumping onto a skateboard ramp from a helicopter or jumping the Great Wall of China on a skateboard, Danny is the epitome of crazy and sometimes these stunts went awry and till date he has had 13 operations for extreme injuries. He also has been named “Skater of the Year” twice by the Thrasher Magazine.

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4. Eric Koston

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At number 4 in Top 10 Male Skate Boarders 2016 is Eric Koston. Eric is one of the most gifted and naturally skilled skateboarders of all time and has also been called “Michael Jordan of Skateboarding”. He has been placed number 1 at Summer X Games multiple times and till date has won 28 medals in skateboarding. His appeal and fame in skateboarding is evident from the fact that he was the cover of Skate 2 and Skate 3 games by EA Sports and also features in the Tony Hawk video game series.

3. Bob Burnquist

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At number 3 in Top 10 Male Skate Boarders 2016 is Bob Burnquist. Bob is one of the most versatile and innovative skateboarder of all time and this is evident from the fact that he is the first perform “Fakie 900” and is the fifth person to successfully complete a 900 degree rotation trick. Over the years he has created many famous innovative tricks but “One footed Smith Grind” is his signature trick.

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2. Tony Hawk

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At number 2 is Tony Hawk. Tony is the most recognizable and most popular skateboarder of all time. Even people who don’t watch skateboarding know him and all that is courtesy the video game series in his name. He is also the first documented skater to perform a 900 degree trick and has been a pioneer in the modern vertical skateboarding. He was also named the most influential skateboarder of all time by Fox Weekly.

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1. Rodney Mullen

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At number 1 in Top 10 Male Skate Boarders 2016 is Rodney Mullen. Mullen is one of the most talented skateboarder to have emerged in a long time and he is famous for his freestyle and street skateboarding. He is credited for inventing many unique tricks like kickflip, heelflip, impossible, flatground Ollie and 360-flip. He has been part of many skateboarding videos and also co-authored a book “The Mutt: How to Skateboard and Not to Kill Yourself”. In 2013 he was inducted into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame and was the “Reader’s Choice” award winner by Transworld SKATEboarding in 2002.

Top 10 Male Skate Boarders 2016

1. Rodney Mullen
2. Tony Hawk
3. Bob Burnquist
4. Eric Koston
5. Danny Way
6. Rob Dyrdek
7. Lance Mountain
8. Daewon Song
9. Chris Cole
10. Anthony Mosley

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