Greatest Street Skateboarders of All TimeThe "best skateboarders" list, I think, is a horrible list, too many types of skaters, and bam and ryan sheckler are definatly where they shouldnt be, so I'm going to make the street skaters list, vert/pool skaters list, and alot of other lists, so be on the lookout.
The Top Ten
I tried not to be too 1990s biased, but damn Dae Song or Jamie Thomas would be undisputed if they skated 15 yrs later.BUT Mullen is personally responsible for every trick every skater does. that's ehy he's #1.
If wasn't for Mullen none of these guys would even know what a kickflip is man. We are talking about best skateboarder of all time. All of the guys are great but really would Sheckler be kick flipping them 17 steps or fence if it was for Mr. # 1 on this list. I would name all the other tricks he invented that would take too much time. And Mullen became pro when he was ten. People might say that was before I was born skating was easier then but thirty years later would they still be talking about these guys like mullen
He was a great freestyle skater at first, then he was forced to start street skating, and I love the way he infused his freestyle tricks with street skating! Like his primo slide and casper slide, and how he will do truck stands and stuff at the top of ramps! He is a great skater, and to the guy who said make some new tricks on Chris Coles, he invented pretty much every trick.
Mullen is on the number one spot forever, I see him as the reason why skateboarding is as big as it is. The very few videos you are able to watch, it is all perfection. Probably the only person that is capable of doing flawless 10 minute runs and yet doing insane tricks. He invented and did the kickflip on a flatboard, Mullen is a genius.
Paul is just an all around amazing skateboarder. His style in my opinion looks effortless and simply amazing. Just wondering why is Mullen on this list? He's a freestyle skateboarder not street. Paul should be number one. Plus he has become a role model for many kids and teenagers now like me.
P-Rod is just the best street skater. I am an 11 year old skater, and P-Rod was my inspiration on street skating. Tony Hawk is the best vert skater besides Shaun White.
Dude his switch is so amazing dat he looks like he's regular stance
Most x-games street gold medals. That's all that needs to be said..
Sheckler should be first Ryan is awesome he in X-games 2012 street final he was last the almost the whole time and he went from last to second he beat Nyjah Houston. Sheckler is way better then anyone on this list better than Chris Cole P-Rod Rob Dyrdek Jereme Rodgers and every on this list.
Sheckler winning the X-games at the age of 13! He can pull of tricks much more advanced then anyone on this list. He owns the kickflip for example his kickflip at Marblehead and the huge kickflip over fence, not forgeting his kickfliping 17 stairs. He is the most talented skateboarder of all time. Sheckler is street skating!
Definitely should be first. I understand rodney mullen is great but Sheckler was an inspiration to a lot of children who watched him go against adults and do better than them.
Dude this is guy is unstoppable! He is the beast so just shut up and put him at fist place he obviously deserves it! So I mean go check out his videos and tell me if you voted right!
Nyjah has been a street and compitition god all of his life. He won the first street league when he was 15, and won some xgames medals before and after that. He was simply built for skateboarding.(He's probably so good because his father almost forced him into skateboarding, along with his other siblings, at a really young age)
Nyjah should be at least 2nd he has won street league 5 times! He was the first to win and win 3 times in a row. Sure he has never really changed the sport but he could problay beat almost everyone on this list.
NIJAH IS THE BEST! He is for sure going down as one of the best skateboarders in the world. He is a great skater, he can land almost any trick clean if you think different, type in on some website that you know Nijah Houston
Nyjah is a great skater and is defenetly not afraid to go big on anything he he does. He always brings his agame and is competitive to others but he isn't mean. He is a great skater and that is very true. Great job Nyjah!
PLUS ONE for the sheer contributions Dyrdek has made to street skating. How sick was his part in The DC Video...and then when Rob and Big came out on MTV as a television series?! come on dawg. Dyrdek mainstreamed street skating. Respect.
I don't think Rob is the most technically skilled street skater of all time (Rodney Mullen and Daewon Song are just technical superhumans), but he's able to hold his own as a very old in athletic years. He clearly deserves high respect for that too.
Rob dyrdek is better than any other skater, no doubt about it. He is my idol, I want to aspire to be like rob dyrdek. He flipped a car! Name one other person who has flipped a car before. And he is also the only skater who goes around, spending lots of his own time & money to fix up skate parks for kids, out the goodness of his heart.
His world is skateboarding. everything from business ventures to his foundation. His foundation the Rob Dyrdek Foundation builds skate parks for kid called "Safe-Spot-Skate-Spots" and holly hell he KICKFIPED A CAR!
Best by far. The guy has influenced so many people into skateboarding and always wants to give back to what made him who he is
Chris cole is epic, when he skates at his best he is unstoppable. His concistency as a skater is unbelievable. He is an icon and ambassador for skateboarding, he revolutionised the sport
Mullen deserves his#1 sot but cole should be closer to p rod than sheckler but shecklers 1 of those guys you love him or you hate him!
Baller, one of only like 5 skaters to ever win a SLS stop plus he's just been crushing it forever and still is.
Why isn't chris cole 1st?! Mullen only does trick that LOOK cool! He doesn't skate stairs or gaps or anything!
Torey Pudwill being number 8? This guy is so sick such that he switched ollied over 8decks, now imagine he's regular ollie how high it's gonna be? T-Puds is beast, he Pops so high, I've never seen a skater who pops like him, never, and he's laser flips are so good, and he's really, really good at ledges, he's the best tech skater of all time. He's Plan B "True." Is so gnarly! This guy pops really High! And he's Big Bang video part? It's so dope, it's the best skate edit ever! He's certainly better than Nyjah and Chris Cole, so he should be in the top 3. And he's the God of kickflips, whether you like it or not, it's not a question, I'm not asking you, I'm telling you, he's the God of Kickflips, and that's a fact.
T-puds is a beast I mean look up the big bang video on YouTube you will understand then...
This guy is simply awesome. I love his Grizzly grip.
He's one of the sickest dudes out there
Dude Luan is the flip king! he's got so much power and speed in his skating and he's super creative. Luan skates the way he wants and that's what skatings about.
Just watched him skat on YouTube boys got pop
Best ever skateboarding,2 champion sls
He's awesome man the mans a legend he should be 1st on the listman
"He rides clean makes everything look easy"...
He's one of my favorite pro skaters! HE ROck!
I just love the Berrics so much, he's gotta represent.
Miss watching him skate
Daewon Song is amazing! Mullen is also amazing, but he just annoys me when I watch him skate. Deawon just takes the hardest tricks, and makes them as smooth as butter. P rod IS boring, and Chris Cole's style doesn't seem as effortless as Daewon's. I actually think short skaters look smoother because of their lower center of gravity. All these other guys don't have the smooth/ difficult combo of tricks. Daewon should be #1 (for now)
Daewon should definitely be at the top of this list for his technical and graceful approach. Nobody compares to his ability and creativeness, for example; nobody utilizes as many objects to skate and yet make the tricks look so easy. Also, his ability to balance himself and pull off the tricks he does is unmatched. Unseen style of skating and a true original pioneer.
1 I think daewon song should be above chris cole cause chris cole basically copies everything daewon does like rly ne way no hate on chris he is a good skater but come on daewon skated with mullen and these guys are epic like he is way more excting to watch. Also P-Rod not that fun to watch he is just rly tech with his tricks. Also there are so much skaters that aren't included on this list it just seems like sum1 just looked at the Tony Hawk videogame and watched Lords of Dogtown and typed in the skaters they saw hahahahahahaha lolz
Has the sickest array of nollies, flips, and stunts. Way too low on this list because of his excellence in style, flair in the way he flips with such accuracy, and gracefulness in his technique.
Definitely should be at least top 5. Never seen a skater so technical. And just a great personality all together
Shane O'Neill should be in the top 15 for sure. That guy is an amazing street skater
Lands the most technical tricks I have ever seen #1 fo sho
He must be in top 3
HASLAM is hands down the #1 Street Champ now, and one only has to look at the team roster for Almost to see the two biggest legends of street (Rodney Mullen, Daewon Song) who selected him to ride for them. Haslam has sick style almost like he is the Idiot Savant (without being socially retarded like Rain Man) of Skateboarding. Talk about trick combos he is the King Ol' Elvis himself would get up off the pot to stand for Haslam when he rolls by.
He can shred like no other!
Haslam's an uber beast! he made up a brand new trick right on the spot! double fakie laser flip! only Haslam can do that!
You can't have a top 10 list without Bob on it, he's at least top 10 in every discipline.
Look at the xgames
He Is a Half-Pipe Skateboarder
One of the best ever! Straight from the ghettos of Philly. Best looking tricks of all time. Best manuals. Should be number 1.
He's skated the love park and he runs dgk skateboards
Nollie hardflip noseslide. enough said. if you know, you know.
One of the best stair/rail skaters of all time and truly a perfectionist! Makes tricks but if he feels like he blinked wrong, he'll just do it again. An artist of skateboarding.
Craziest skate footage I have ever seen in baker 3. Definitely one of the top skaters that ever lived.
Baker3 with andrew was the craziest skating I've ever seen. Go reynolds and where the heck is john cardiel
Good at skating big stair sets, that makes a good skater
In my opinion, he was the best back in his day. Wish he wouldn't have retired his board. Still one of the greatest though!
This guy is so sick
I feel like he should be higher on this list. One of the best skaters period.
Mike mo is a beast when It comes to ledges. Not that many skaters can fakie fs crooks 360 flip out.
The guy is so cool
Complete insane. Lizard king a skate lunatic down for anything fool.
Is a freak but truly amazing
Lizard king is crazy good
Chicken bone nowison fool! Wassup haters!
Guys where have you been we are talking about TONY HAWK the best skateboarder well in my mind muller rocks I can understand him being first but the other guys. tony should be 2 or 3.
He shouldn't be on any list he stole tas pappases trick said it was all him and now he's loved for being a liar he's not Evan a street skater he's a skater but he s also a liar.
Shouldn't be on this list. He's not a street skater.
He is the first skateboarder to do a 900
Decenzz is awesome, better than Sheckler!
He's the dave mirra of skateboarding I think he should be 2th after luan olivera kick it man
Watch more videos retard Mullen does rails & stairs maybe not as big as Rowley b/c He's a beast. I love both both Rowley & Mullen
And then throw in Haslam, Daewon & Jamie Thomas you got the Top 5 best street skaters in my book. Haslam, Daewon, & Mullen got your technical for miles, and the you got Rowley/Thomas for go big or go home baby!
He's like the least scared of skating new spots
I love rodney mullen but he's freestyle I know he invented street but he doesn't do handrails but geoff has and definitely the best style in street skateboarding by the way why in the hell is rob on this list he's not a real skater in my opinion
Chad as his personnal style of riding, he's not at the level of Scheckler, P-Rod or Mullen but I think he is in the world top ten.
Youngest person to ever win a dew tour stop.. just saying its gotta count for something plus Ishod Wair wasn't on the list.
Chaz Ortiz, the best pro skater ever, perfect land!
He is a beast and he should be in the top ten.
Biebel is the Shi##. Boyz got verts to
Malto makes everything seem so effortless when it's extremely hard he should be in the top 10
Malto is so sick and he is the most consistent skater
Smooth as butter
His noseblunts and crooks are savage