Raised on 1980s skateboarding videos, Moto Shibata brings a style not seen on the vert ramp in decades. Only 20, he could become the first Japanese Skateboard medalist in X Games history. Barring that, he should at least win an award for coolest name. A Vert Ams competitor at X Games in 2009, Shibata has actually been pro since he was 13.
- X Games rookie.
- 2015: 7th at the Kimberley Diamond Cup vert contest.
- 2009: 8th in X Games Vert Ams.
- 2012: 22nd in Vert at X Games Asia 2012.
- His dad owns the skateshop, Simple City. Osaka, Japan.
X Games Competition History
|X Games 2009|| SKB Vert Amateurs||8th|