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Introducing Ruby Lilley, the 16-year-old skateboarding prodigy from Oceanside, CA, who is taking the skateboarding world by storm. In this episode of "WHO IS”, we dive deep into Lilley's life, exploring her journey to becoming a professional skateboarder, her passion for the sport, and her plans for the future. Ruby’s story is one of natural talent and dedication. Originally a dancer with a passion for ballet and ballroom, Lilley discovered skateboarding when she followed her older brothers to the park. Her passion and talent for the sport were evident from the start, and soon her brothers realized that she was destined for greatness on a skateboard. In the past year, Lilley has made a name for herself on the international skateboarding stage. She placed 1st at the Exposure Vert Pro Open, 2nd place at the 2022 USA Skateboarding National Championships, and most recently, 2nd place at X-Games Japan this past weekend. Her hard work and dedication paid off when she was selected for the 2023 USA Skateboarding National Team for Women’s Park, cementing her position as one of the top female park skateboarders in the world.
Braden Hoban is one of those skaters you've seen once in a generation. He’s the first person we’ve seen in a long time with the unique skill set to be primarily out in the streets filming for videos, but with the ability to go skate a major contest and podium. The newest member of the USA Skateboarding Men’s Street Team had a breakout year in 2022. Hoban turned Pro for Toy Machine, won the SLS Hubba Hideout Ressurection, placed 2nd at the SLS Super Crown Champion, and 3rd at the USA Skateboarding National Championship which landed him a spot on the 2023 Men’s National Team. Braden is experiencing his opportunities to the fullest, as all the greats before him have done, taking nothing for granted. Join us as we take a look into Braden’s life, his upbringing, the Mohkie crew he grew up skating with, the strong bond he has with his family and his friends and the grateful mindset he maintains through it all. Spend the day with the rising superstar to find out exactly WHO IS Braden Hoban?
In honor of International Women's Day we present to you an inside look into one of the most skilled and influential female skaters of our generation, Mariah Duran. An olympian, a photographer, a traveler, and most of all, a skateboarder. Mariah has one of the most established careers in the game, so come along with us as we spend a day with her to find out WHO IS Mariah Duran?
What do you get when you cross a top-tier transition skateboarder with a passion for woodworking and Olympic aspirations? Liam Pace. In this episode of "Who Is?," we take a deep dive into the life and career of one of the most exciting skaters on the scene today. From his roots in Tuscon, Arizona to his rise to the top of the California skate scene, Liam has been making waves with his unique style and commitment to his craft. As a member of USA Skateboarding's 2023 National Team, Liam has already made a name for himself with numerous contest wins and standout performances. But for him, it's not just about the accolades - it's about the journey, the passion, and the love for skateboarding. Join us for a look at the life and times of Liam Pace. Get an inside look at the man behind the board, the artistry behind his woodworking, and the dedication that fuels his dreams to find out exactly "Who Is Liam Pace?"