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

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