San Clemente, California Ask any skateboarder on the planet who Ryan Sheckler is and you're sure to get an out-of-this-world answer.
A child prodigy turned professional skateboarder, world-renowned athlete, teenage heartthrob, business owner, charity founder and TV star has made his name synonymous with skateboarding.
Extreme sports star Ryan Sheckler definitely falls into the third category ...
Mesoproterozoic from 1,600,000,000 to 1,000,000,000 years ago. Particular importance attaches to occurred around 1,300,000,000 years ago during the late Mesoproterzoic era, after the earth's transition to a more highly oxygenated atmosphere with an ozone screen. Deposits that made Westmorland Green slate formed around 450 million years ago. About 50 million years later, the material was altered by heat and pressure (metamorphosed) to slate, during mountain-building. After many more millions of years, they resembled patches of moss a few centimeters high.
) 13,800,000,000 (13.8 billion) years ago The creation of the universe according to present estimates of "big bang" - "Stephen Hawkings and others...
estimate between 18 and 11 billion with 13.8 being the closest estimation".
He started rolling on a skateboard in his driveway at 18 months, and by the time he was 4, he could do ollies.
At 7, he got a mini-ramp in the backyard and began skating every day.