Watching the unofficial Mayor of San Pedro’s Channel Street Park, Vans Pro Ronnie Sandoval glide across a skatepark with his signature effortless grace is nothing short of a work of art. It would only make sense that one of the most stylish and artistic skateboarders in history, Mark Gonzales, would take notice. It wasn’t long after we started seeing Ronnie rip the Vans Park Series, first hand, with his own brand of tricks mixed with classic stiff-armed inverts the we knew he was a perfect fit for the Vans family.
WHAT'S THE BEST TRIP YOU'VE EVER BEEN ON?
The best trip I've ever been on has to be South Africa with Rhino, P-Stone, Grant [Taylor], Cory [Kennedy], Raven [Tershy] and Raney [Beres]. Will never forget my first Hell Ride trip.
FAVORITE VANS RIDER?
That's a really a hard answer to be honest. I love them all. I haven't came across a bad guy, not to kiss ass that's an honest answer.
WHAT'S THE BEST STORY YOU'VE EVER HEARD?
This old story my mom used to tell my brothers and I it's called the Urona, about this Mexican ghost lady.
WHAT TRICK CAN’T YOU DO THAT YOU WISH YOU COULD?
Half cab crook grind fakie on tranny.
LAST GOOD BOOK YOU READ?
I wrote this for you and only for you by an unknown author.
FIVE SONGS THAT HAVE TO BE ON A MIXTAPE?
My good playlist is the temptations.