Neal Hendrix

Neal Hendrix
Ranking: 38
Hometown: Costa Mesa, CA
Age: 45
Height: 5' 7''
Weight: 150
Sports:
Sponsors: Vans, Types Wheels, Triple 8, Elephant Brand Skateboards

Profile:

Neal has been skating professionally since 1991 and in these fifteen years he has really left his impression on the skating industry. Neal is an aggressive skater who is willing to take a chance on astonishing tricks. Skating has enabled Neal to travel all over the world and participate in many events including the closing ceremonies at the 1996 Olympics. Some of his hobbies include mountain biking and photography. Neal has also devoted much of his time to directing the Action Sports Marketing for Woodward.


History:
  • 2011 Rome World Cup, Rome, Italy - Vert: 4th
  • 2009 ASA Action Sports World Tour, King's Island, OH - Vert: 10th
  • 2009 Asian X Games, Shanghai - Vert: 6th
  • 2008 X Games Brazil - Vert: 6th
  • 2008 X-Games, Mexico - Vert: 5th
  • 2008 AST Dew Tour, Salt Lake City, UT - Vert: 8th
  • 2008 Mystic Sk8 Cup, Stvanice, Praha, Czech Republic - Vert: 4th
  • 2008 Copenhagen Pro, Denmark - Vert: 3rd
  • 2008 Dew Tour, Baltimore, MD - Vert: 8th
  • 2008 Asian X Games, Shanghai - Vert: 4th
  • 2008 Tampa Pro, Tampa, FL - Vert: 5th
  • 2008 Oi Vert Jam, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 5th
  • 2007 Shanghai Showdown, China - Vert: 3rd
  • 2007 X Games, Dubai - Vert: 5th
  • 2007 LG Action Sports World Championships, Dallas, TX - Vert: 8th
  • 2007 T-Mobile Extreme Playground, Berlin, Germany - Vert: 5th
  • 2007 Action Sports World Tour, San Diego, CA - Vert: 8th
  • 2007 X-Games Mexico, Mexico City - Vert: 5th
  • 2007 Action Sports World Tour, Phoenix, AZ - Vert: 6th
  • 2007 World Championship Of Skateboarding, Rotterdam, Netherlands - Vert: 3rd
  • 2007 Mystic SK8 Cup, Prague, Czech Republic - Vert: 2nd
  • 2007 Copenhagen Pro, Denmark - Vert: 6th
  • 2007 Asian X Games, Shanghai - Vert: 10th
  • 2007 Tampa Pro, Tampa, FL - Vert: 5th
  • 2007 Oi Rio Vert Jam, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Vert: 4th
  • 2006 Dew Tour Overall Standing - Vert: 9th
  • 2006 Dew Tour, Orlando, FL - Vert: 8th
  • 2006 Dew Tour, Denver, CO - Vert: 7th
  • 2006 Dew Tour, Louisville, KY - Vert: 7th
  • 2006 Asian X Games, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Vert: 4th
  • 2005 LG Action Sports US Championships, Manchester, England - Vert: 7th
  • 2005 LG Action Sports World Tour, Moscow, Russia - Vert: 5th
  • 2005 LG Action Sports Tour, Munich, Germany - Vert: 6th
  • 2005 Crail World Cup, Sao Paulo, Brazil - Vert: 4th
  • 2005 Dew Tour, Orlando, FL - Vert: 10th
  • 2005 Dew Tour, San Jose, CA - Vert: 6th
  • 2005 Dew Tour, Denver, CO - Vert: 9th
  • 2005 Mobile Skatepark Series: 2nd
  • 2005 Tampa Pro: 1st
  • 2005 Asian X Games Seoul, Korea: 3rd
  • 2004 World Ranking: 2nd
  • 2004 West49 Canadian Open, Toronto, Canada: 5th
  • 2004 Globe World Championships, Australia: 3rd
  • 2004 Mystic Cup, Czech Republic: 4th
  • 2004 Asian X Games, Malaysia: Silver Medalist
  • 2004 Tampa Pro: 3rd
  • 2003 & 2001 X Games Doubles: Bronze Medalist
  • 2003 Scandinavian Open: 3rd
  • 2003 Latin X Games: Silver Medalist
  • 2002 X Games Doubles: 4th

Notable:

Skating Since: 1986
Turned Pro: 1991
Favorite Food: Anything healthy
Favorite Music: Superchunk - "Hyper Enough"
Favorite Movie: Nacho Libre
Favorite Rider: Changes all the time, whoever is innovating at the time
Favorite Trick: Frontside grind to fakie
Worst Injury: Four knee surgeries, broken back, bulged disks in the lower back
Activities Other Than Skating: Cycling, photography
Career Highlight:Traveling the world, 5 X Games medals, winning Tampa Pro 2005, skating on the Vans Warped Tour for 10 years

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