Rob Dyrdek


    • Born in Kettering, Ohio in 1974.
    • At the age of 12, Rob picked up a skateboard for the first time. Within a month, he won his first competition and became the youngest member of the G&S skateboard team.
    • Dyrdek became a professional skateboarder at the age of 16 while simultaneously becoming one of the founding members of the legendary Ohio-based Alien Workshop skateboard team.
    • In 1991 Alien Workshop’s first film, Memory Screen, Rob’s skating gained notoriety, his part in the video having including both advanced handrail skating and more technical street tricks that were just then evolving as part of the sport.
    • Rob moved to San Diego in 1994 to go on to film prominent skateboarding parts in 411VM, Alien Workshop’s Time Code, and Photosynthesis.
    • In November 2006, Rob co-starred with Christopher “Big Black” Boykins in an MTV reality TV series entitled “Rob and Big”. The show found success airing until 2008.As a publicity stunt/episode basis, Rob conquered 21 skateboarding world records as seen in the Guinness Book of World Records.
    • Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory began airing on MTV in 2009.
    • Rob wrote, financed, and starred in Street Dreams in 2010. The movie featured Paul Rodriguez, Ryan Sheckler, and Terry Kennedy.
    • Also in 2010, Rob Dyrdek along with DC shoes and Monster Energy Drink founded Street League; a unique skateboarding pro tour that featured professionals and amateurs alike.
    • Dyrdek is sponsored by DC Shoes, Alien Workshop, Spy+ Optics, and Monster Energy drinks. Dyrdek owns Reflex Bearings and Silver Trucks, he also co-owns the brand Rogue Status with musician Travis Barker.