Paul Rodriguez, skateboarding's Latino ambassador of cool

The man they call "P-Rod" has won eight X Games medals over a career that began when he was just a teen. Along the way he has inspired thousands of would-be skateboarders in his native Southern California and across the country, and he still does at events like those pictured here in New York and Atlanta.

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    Paul Rodriguez at a community outreach event in Atlanta, Georgia, September 2014. (Photo: Courtesy of Boden PR)
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    Paul Rodriguez at a community outreach event at the LES Coleman Skatepark in New York City, August 2014. (Photo: Bill Vourvoulias/Fox News Latino)
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    Paul Rodriguez at a community outreach event at the Old Fourth Ward Skatepark in Atlanta, Georgia, September 2014. (Photo: Courtesy of Boden PR)
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    Paul Rodriguez at a community outreach event at the LES Coleman Skatepark in New York City, August 2014. (Photo: Bill Vourvoulias/Fox News Latino)
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    Paul Rodriguez at a community outreach event in Atlanta, Georgia, September 2014. (Photo: Courtesy of Boden PR)
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    Rodriguez at a community outreach event at the LES Coleman Skatepark in New York City, August 2014. (Photo: Bill Vourvoulias/Fox News Latino)
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