YOU NEED TO KNOW
Check out some of the best Onewheel Pro Athletes on the planet! To emphasize, these riders spread the stoke and continue pushing the limits of what’s possible in this sport. For example, some of the athletes have focused on mastering curbs and parking blocks, while others enjoy killing the trails. Also, there are athletes who use Flight Fins to launch themselves high above the ground and others who can do it all. Likewise, there are both male and females out there who have become the best riders by expanding their comfort zones. They don’t mind getting thrashed in order to progress their riding skills.
You’ll find each of the riders have their own unique riding styles and bag of tricks they specialize in. All of the Onewheel riders listed below are veteran competitors of FloatLife Fest and Race For The Rail. Most of them are also champions in different event formats of competitions such as the street comp, dual slalom, and single track races. We are still very much in the early growth cycle of this lifestyle board sport. In essence, the athletes are one of the main driving forces helping Onewheel grow and develop into it’s full potential.
Riding Onewheel does not take any previous board sport experience. At the same time though many of the top riders do have some kind of familiarity with other board sports. Activities and sports such as skateboarding, snowboarding, wakeboarding, and surfing have been helpful to transition over to riding Onewheel. Learning how to ride Onewheel well is a process each owner goes through. Some riders catch on quicker than others, but to really be a good rider it just takes time and practice.
If you are a new Onewheel owner and just learning to ride you should begin by watching some of the YouTube videos from The Float Life’s Bodhi Harrison or Jake Leary. They do an excellent job explaining some of the subtleties of riding Onewheel. Once you get comfortable riding and are ready to go to the next level there are plenty of advance videos to watch. Check out Andrew “Slydog” Stroh, Wheelfunstuff , and Floatgoat on Instagram if you want your mind blown!
We dedicate this page to the best Onewheel athletes who make this sport exciting to watch and who help create this new board sport we all love!