Skaters In Cars: Ryan Sheckler + Nieratko Re-visit His Gap | Talk overcoming alcoholism, why he cried so much, + lying about El Toro
First of all, god damn that old Sheckler Costco gap was absolutely massive.
Ryan and Chris Nieratko, host of Skaters In Cars and the “voice of skateboarding”, revisit the gap as well as a few other of Sheckler’s greatest hits in his balling Merc.
It’s cool to see the spots, but even more cool hearing that Sheck’s has gone from one of the most hated little kids in skateboarding to a grown-up with a good head on his shoulders. He talks about why he cried so much on the show, getting professional treatment for being an alcoholic last Feb, and apologizes again for lying about the backside flip down El Toro.
I ❤️me some #RyanSheckler! I've known @shecks since he was a little ass kid & it's ironic that we're now driving around in the new @XGames #SkatersInCars all these years later seeing as I used to let him drive the @worldindustries team van back on @bigbrotherskateboardmag tours when he was 10. This is a heavy episode. @planbofficial & @redbullskate's Sheckler talks about rehab, being an alcoholic, El Toro, his insane Costco gap & more. (Link in my profile to the full episode.) 🎥: @aaronnardi & @thisguysthelimit
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This is a rare one.