'The Power Of Broke' Interview Series: Rob Dyrdek, From Local Skateboarder to Media Mogul
by Above Royalty on January 20, 2016
World-renowned skateboarder, Rob Dyrdek, not only holds multiple records on the skate ramp, but has gone on to make big noise in other industries as well. Dyrdek is the Founder of the Street League Skateboarding (SLS) competition enterprise, a series that has evolved from a domestic event into a world tour sponsored by top global brands such as Nike, GoPro and Monster. He is also the star of three hit reality TV shows on MTV, including Rob and Big, Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory and Ridiculousness. Utilizing his unique approach and bold personality, Dyrdek has built his identity and passions into a multi-million-dollar brand.
When Dyrdek first began skateboarding, his goal was to ride like a champion, and he was willing to do whatever it took to convince the world that he had the skills to do it. In this video, find out how 11-year-old Rob Dyrdek wouldn’t let the cost of a skate contest keep him from competing in front of the industry pros he longed to impress.
Stay tuned for more exclusive content and interviews from Daymond John’s new book, The Power of Broke. For more information on The Power of Broke, please visit www.PowerofBroke.com