#WhoIFollow: A Day in the Life of Pro Skateboarder @shecks

In the #WhoIFollow series, we ask Instagrammers to share their favorite people to follow. For more photos and videos from Ryan Sheckler (@shecks) and some of his favorites on Instagram, follow @shecklerfoundation, @volcomskate, @thisguysthelimit, @tallywood, @austincarlile, @chriscobracole, @toreypudwill and @planbofficial on Instagram. Browse the #XGamesAustin hashtag for more action from the X-Games.

Ryan Sheckler (@shecks) hit the professional skateboarding circuit at age 13 and now shares glimpses into his daily life as a pro athlete on Instagram. “I love connecting with my fans. I try to read all the comments,” Ryan says, “it’s cool to see what my followers are thinking.”

His Instagram feed is a collection of behind-the-scenes moments with friends and fellow athletes in action, as well as updates from Ryan’s charity work with the Sheckler Foundation (@shecklerfoundation), which he founded in 2008.

Ryan returns to the X-Games (@xgames) in Austin this week to compete in the Men’s Skateboard Street event. “I love hanging out with the other athletes and watching their events,” he says. “I’m excited about skating with all my homies and competing strong.”

Here are some of Ryan’s favorite Instagrammers: