Paul Rodriguez: Life
Paul Rodriguez is one of those skaters who make everything look easy. It’s hard to tell whether he’s regular or goofy, because he skates switch so effortlessly. Behind that casual style, however, is a lot of hard work and dedication. “Life” provides a glimpse into P-Rod’s world to show the ups and downs of one of skating’s biggest stars.
Pro skateboarder Paul Rodriguez takes over the Berrics to recreate his first full part from the 2001 City Stars video release "Street Cinema." P-Rod along with his original filmer Heath Brinkley give themselves 24-hours to shoot all 48-tricks including the main shot. The experience gives Paul an opportunity to put into perspective how long of a road it's been, and just how far he has come.
Series produced by Steve Berra.
In 2001, Paul Rodriguez' first skate part was released in the City Stars video, "Street Cinema." It took Paul a full year to film his 48-trick part. In this episode of "Life," P-Rod and Dan Abadi attempt to recreate their full parts in one 24-hour session. New episodes dropping Tuesday's.
Pro skateboarder Paul Rodriguez focuses in at the finals of the San Francisco Dew Tour skate street event. Paul talks about finding the balance between filming a video part and competing. With prize money and expectations from sponsors on the line, Paul's consistency and determination land him on the podium again, but not without a fight both mentally and physically. New episodes dropping every Tuesday.
Pro skateboarder Paul Rodriguez focuses in on competition at the 2012 Dew Tour skate street event in San Francisco. New episodes dropping every Tuesday.
Pro skater Paul Rodriguez continues his tour of New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward seven years after Katrina hit, led by Mac McClendon, Executive Director for the Village, a community center and gathering place for returning residents. P-Rod, Theotis Beasley, and Lil' Wayne break in the brand new Trukstop Skatepark. New episodes dropping every Tuesday.
Life gets real in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward. Paul Rodriguez heads out for Lil' Wayne's Trukstop skatepark opening, along the way he gets a lesson on Hurricane Katrina from the locals who lived through it, and sees firsthand how the New Orleans skate scene has boomed during the recovery. New episode dropping every Tuesday.
Hang with Paul Rodriguez on finals day at Street League Kansas City. It takes a balance of technical skills and a strong mental game to win; discipline and dedication to even get here. See how Paul handles the stress and deals with the challenges on the course and off. New episode dropping every Tuesday.
It's qualifying day for Street League, the world's best skateboarding competition. Follow pro skateboarder, Paul Rodriguez, and discover what happens before daybreak and qualifiers. From his breakfast with champions to a slight detour to a random Titanic exhibit and through the exhausting qualifying process. New episode dropping every Tuesday.
Paul Rodriguez is confident with his trick plan leading up to his battle with Tom Asta at BATB5. Now it's time to execute the plan. Eric Koston lays down the rules and the battle kicks off. Feel the pressure as these pros throw down head to head in one of the most legendary battles ever to go down at the Berrics. In the end, there can be only one winner, but there are definitely no losers.
Consistency, board control and confidence is key to survival in the annual Battle at the Berrics flat ground competition. Leading up to his first round battle VS Tom Asta, Paul spars with good friend and professional skateboarder Manny Santiago to sharpen his skills prior to fight night.