Pro Skateboarders Who Are Christian

Pro Skateboarders Who Are Christian

Skateboarding has always been associated with rebellion, counterculture, and a reckless attitude. But did you know that there are professional skateboarders out there who are also Christian? Yes, you read that right! These skaters have found a way to combine their love for shredding the streets with their faith in God. In this blog post, we'll introduce you to some skateboarding legends who are breaking stereotypes; showing that you can skate without compromising one's values.

1. Pray then Send it: Ryan Sheckler 

When you think of professional skateboarders, Ryan Sheckler is a name that immediately comes to mind. Known for his insane tricks and smooth style, Sheckler is also a devout Christian. He has spoken openly about his faith and how it has helped him overcome personal struggles. So, the next time you see him landing a jaw-dropping kickflip, remember that he's dropping hammers with the power of the Holy Spirit.

2. Faith on Wheels: Leticia Bufoni

Leticia Bufoni is a force to be reckoned with in the skateboarding world. With her fearless attitude and incredible skills, she has become one of the most influential female skateboarders of all time. But what many people don't know is that Bufoni is a Christian. She has credited her faith for giving her the strength and determination to push through obstacles and achieve her goals.

3. Saintly Steeze: Paul Rodriguez

Paul Rodriguez, also known as P-Rod, is a legend in the skateboarding community. With numerous X Games medals and a signature shoe line, he has solidified his status as one of the greatest skateboarders of all time. But what sets him apart is his unwavering faith. Rodriguez is a Christian who has spoken about how his relationship with God has shaped his life both on and off the board. His dedication to his faith is truly admirable.

4. Miracle Airs: Christian Hosoi

Christian Hosoi is a name that has become synonymous with skateboarding. His innovative style and larger-than-life personality have made him a skateboarding icon. But what many people may not know is that Hosoi is also a Christian. After facing personal struggles and spending time in prison, he found solace in his faith and turned his life around. Today, he uses his platform to spread a message of hope and redemption.

5. Holy Grinds: Felipe Gustavo

When it comes to skateboarding, Felipe Gustavo is a force to be reckoned with. This Brazilian-born skater is known for his technical prowess, but what many people don't know is that Felipe is also a devout Christian. He credits his faith for giving him the strength and determination to push himself to new heights in all aspects of his life. At SLS Sydney 2023, for all the marbles, he miraculously rode away on his last best trick attempt for the win! What followed was an inspiring display of sincerity as cried tears of joy, giving Glory to God.



These professional skateboarders are only a select few among countless other faithful pros who are shredding for God! Such as Carlos Ribiero, Luan Olivera and Rayssa Leal. They are living proof that you can pursue your passion while staying true to your beliefs. They show us that faith and skateboarding can go hand in hand and are not mutually exclusive, they're breaking stereotypes and inspiring others along the way. So, the next time you hit the skatepark, remember that there may be more shredders who are Christian than you think.

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