ASA Entertainment | ASA Athlete: Shane Yost
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ASA Athlete

Australia flagShane Yost
Australia
Hometown: Lauceston, Australia
Age: 41
Height: 5' 8''
Weight: 170
Sports:
Sponsors: Bayside Blades, AVO Turbo World, FYNK Clothing, Bravo Foods, Devise Wheels

Profile:

Never content with status quo, "The Tazmanian Devil" has completely reshaped vert skating. Shane was the first skater ever to pull a switch 1080 and the only skater in the world to land a forward 1260. In addition to his numerous skating credits. Shane is also an accomplished artist, designing logos for many skate companies. At the end of 2002 Shane and his girlfriend became the proud owners of a flower shop in Australia. He spends most of his competition winnings on his car.


History:
  • 2008 LG Action Sports World Championships, Seattle, WA - Vert: Silver Medalist
  • 2008 Asian X Games, Shanghai - Vert: 3rd
  • 2007 LG Action Sports World Championships, Dallas, TX - Vert: Silver Medalist
  • 2007 Action Sports World Tour, San Diego, CA - Vert: 4th
  • 2007 Asian X Games, Shanghai - Vert: 2nd
  • 2007 Vodafone X-Air, Wellington, New Zealand - Vert: 2nd
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Championships, Dallas, TX - Vert: 3rd
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Tour, Paris, France - Vert: 2nd
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Tour, Berlin, Germany - Vert: 1st
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Tour, Birmingham, England - Vert: 1st
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Tour, Amsterdam, Netherlands - Vert: 2nd
  • 2006 Action Sports World Tour, Richmond, VA - Vert: 4th
  • LG Action Sports World Championship, Manchester, England - Vert: 3rd
  • LG Action Sports World Tour, Moscow, Russia - Vert: 3rd
  • 2003 ASA Pro Tour, Cleveland, OH: 6th
  • 2003 ASA Pro Tour, Milwaukee, WI: 2nd
  • 2003 ASA Pro Tour, Cincinatti, OH: 2nd
  • 2003 ASA Pro Tour, Los Angeles, CA: 2nd
  • 2003 World X Games: 3rd
  • 2002 ASA World Championships: 2nd
  • 2002 ASA Pro Tour, Baltimore, MD: 2nd
  • 2002 Gravity Games: 3rd
  • 2002 ASA Pro Tour, San Diego, CA: 4th
  • 2002 ASA Pro Tour, Cincinnati, OH: 3rd
  • 2001 X Games - Vert: Bronze Medalist

Notable:

Riding Since: 1993
Turned Pro: 1999
Discipline: Vert
Currently Reside: Melbourne, Australia
Food: Seafood, raost meats, and deserts
Music: Nightwish, Dreamside, Gothica, Sonata Arctica, Dragonforce, Lullacry, Stream of Paqssion, Edguy, Hammerfall, Ambeon, The Gathering
Movies: Howl's Moving Castle, Akira, Pi, Labyrinth, Lord of the Rings
TV: Lost, Robot Chicken, Rescue Me
Favorite Skaters: Rene Hulgreen, Cesar Mora
Worst Injury: Torn groin ligaments.
Career Highlight: Landing a 1260 for the first time
Life Highlight: Being given the opportunity to turn a dream into both a life style and a way of life.
Quote: "The moon's reflection on the surface of the stream does not move, does not flow away. Only the water goes by."