Sam Beckett

Disciplines: SkateboardFrom: Norwich, GBR GBRBorn: 04/20/92

About Sam

Beckett earned bronze in both Vert and Vert Best Trick at XG Austin 2015, then returned in 2016 to claim the gold medal on the vert ramp at X Games Austin 2016. He and Vert silver medalist Paul-Luc Ronchetti became the first British skaters ever to medal at X Games. Beckett is touted for his style on the vert ramp. The UK's top vert skater became the first Brit to land the 720 on vert. He's got back-to-back 540s and is a technical skater who loves to do kickflips and backside Smith grinds. The nearest ramp to his UK home is two hours away, but he's been spending more than half of his time in SoCal, where the ramps are more easily accessible. Beckett tries to plan his runs but admits, "You don't always do what you want."

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X Games Medal Count

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X Games Competition History

X Games Austin 2016 SKB Vert1st
X Games Austin 2015 SKB Vert3rd
X Games Austin 2015 SKB Vert Best Trick3rd
X Games Los Angeles 2013 SKB Vert8th
X Games 2011 SKB Vert16th
X Games 2009 SKB Vert Amateurs2nd
X Games 2008 SKB Vert Amateurs2nd