ASA Athlete

Richie Velasquez
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Height: 5' 4''
Weight: 125
Sponsors: Rollerblade, 50/50, Woodward West, Roller Warehouse


At 30, this Brooklyn-born street skater is of the most mature street skaters on the circuit. He also plays a huge role in the development of the sport. Richie runs a four event amateur circuit (,) is the athlete representative of the USA Inline Stunt Organization, and is the team manager for the Rollerblade aggressive program. To top off his schedule he is the the skate camp director at Woodward West, where he lives with his wife Pam, three year old son Johanny, and twin daughters Jaydan and India.

  • 2008 LG Action Sports World Championships, Seattle, WA - Street: 7th
  • 2007 LG Action Sports World Championships, Dallas, TX - Street: 9th
  • 2004 ASA Pro Tour Year-End Ranking (Park): 1st
  • 2004 ASA Pro Tour, Niagara Falls, NY - Vert: 10th
  • 2004 ASA World Championships - Park: Bronze Medalist
  • 2004 ASA Pro Tour, Sacramento, CA - Park: 1st
  • 2004 ASA Pro Tour, Niagara Falls, NY - Park: 9th
  • 2004 ASA Pro Tour, Cincinnati, OH - Park: 3rd
  • 2003 ASA Pro Tour, Dulles, MD - Park: 10th
  • 2003 ASA Pro Tour, Buffalo, NY - Vert: 10th


Skating Since: 1992
Worst Injury: Broken face
Life Highlight: His twin daughters and son.
Career Highlight: Winning 2003 Gravity Games.
Hero/Influence: Arlo Eisenberg because of his contributions to the sport and his determination to continually support the lifestyle of inline.
Quote: "Work hard, play harder!"