Ryan Sheckler's tale is a coming-of-age story set against an almost superhero-like existence.At just 17, Ryan, a skateboarding phenom who got on his first board at just 18 months old, already has everything a boy could ever dream of having.He has traveled the world and won numerous competitions; he owns a Range Rover; and, yes, he even has his very own skate park in his backyard!
At the event, can Ryan forget about his troubles and win the competition?
Ryan is headed to one of the biggest skating events of the year: the Dew Tour in Cleveland, Ohio.
His father has decided to join him in support, after a long hiatus of not going to events.
With the constant companionship and advice of three reliable friends — Tony, Casey and Taylor — Ryan deals with everyday problems that other teenagers can easily relate to.
But with his busy schedule and his "momager" constantly reminding him that his career comes first, will Ryan be able to juggle everything? Ryan Sheckler is your average teenager, only he also happens to be one of the best professional skateboarders in the world.
Ryan unravels when his father's girlfriend crosses the line and tells Ryan she loves him.
His emotions spiral out of control while his friends and family try to console him.
Ryan has the lifestyle of an adult, yet the earliest curfew of any of his teenage friends.
His curfew isn't his only problem, as his skateboarding lifestyle keeps him from developing a relationship with a new love interest. His birthday party is full of family drama as his father and new girlfriend rattle his mother's confidence.