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  • 1. Role Models By: Abel Rodriguez
  • 2.
    • born August 17, 1966
    • Born in Gainesville, Florida
    • University of Florida, Biomedical Engineering, Entrepreneur and author.
    Rodney Mullen
  • 3.
    • Started skating at age 10, promised his father he would stop after his first serious injury.
    • Sponsored by Bruce Walker
    • In 1980 14-year old Rodney Mullen entered the Oasis Pro Competition defeating world champion Steve Rocco.
    • People liked him and he won many important competitions.
    • Became professional.
    Rodney Mullen’s background
  • 4. Rodney’s Accomplishments
    • Mullen won the first free style contest he entered.
    • Began World Industries with Steve Rocco
    • Created Almost Skateboard Company
    • Won Transworld Readers choice award for skater of the year.
    • Wrote “The Mutt: How to Skateboard and not kill yourself”
  • 5.
    • “ Do what you love and try not to look at what other people occupy themselves with”
    Rodney’s Quotes
  • 6.
            • I admire Rodney Mullen because he is a very good skater and I like to skate as well.
    • He has done good things and is liked by many people .
    Why I admire this person?
  • 7.
    • born June 24 1987.
    • born in Rosario , Argentina .
    • Has played soccer since he was little.
    Lionel Messi
  • 8.