Ryo Sejiri

Tokyo’s rising son

Ryo Sejiri performs at the H.L.N.A Skatepark in Odaoba, Tokyo, Japan on December 15th, 2014
© Yuta Yoshida / Red Bull Content Pool

Hi, my name is Ryo Sejiri. My discipline is skateboard street. I was born on 11 December 1996 in Nerima, Tokyo. My special talent is tech deck collecting. My philosophy of life is by taking things one step at a time, some day your dream will come true. My favourite food is Sushi.

Bio

Ryo is one of the first generation of Japanese skaters to make an impact in the wider world.

His crisp technique and can- do attitude saw him win the All Japan Skateboard Association (AJSA) a couple of times, and he now has a list of sponsors as long as your arm.

Having scored a flight to the US off the back of some event success, he had the chance to link up with some of the better- established names on the international scene and gauge where his talent and future lie in relation to skating in the big leagues.

Back home in Nerima City, Tokyo – the birthplace of anime – Ryo continues to balance school life with skating as he follows his dream of one day taking the top spot at Tampa Pro.

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Career Highlights

  1. 2016
    1. 2nd Place: World Cup Skateboarding

      Tokyo, Japan

  2. 2014
    1. 2nd Place: Arnette O’Marisquiño XIV

      Vigo, Spain

    2. 3rd Place: Mystic SK8 Cup 2014 – Street

      Prague, Czech Republic

  3. 2013
    1. 1st Place: Mystic Sk8 Cup 2013 – Street

      Prague, Czech Republic

  4. 2012
    1. 7th Place: World Cup – Street

      Ostia, Rome

    2. 1st Place: Real Toughness Tokyo

      Tokyo, Japan

  5. 2011
    1. 28th Place: Dew Tour – Street

      Portland, Oregon

  6. 2010
    1. 1st Place: AJSA Grand Champion

      Korea