Rodney is a skateboarder, skateboard owner, and an engineer.
Rodney appeared as a guest on the tv show That's Incredible! (Nov. 1988).
Rodney started competting in 1977.
Rodney started skating in 1974.
Rodney turned pro in 1980.
Rodney prefers street skating.
Rodney's sponsors include: Almost, Enjoi, Darkstar, Tensor, Speed Demons, Matix, and Globe.
Rodney appeared in the feature film Gleaming the Cube.
Rodney created Almost skateboard company.
Rodney began World Industries with Steve Rocco in 1992.
Rodney was featured in The Bones Brigade Videos 1-4 in 1984, 1985, 1987, and 1988.
Rodney joined the Powell-Peralta Bones Brigade in 1980.
Rodney won the first freestyle contest he entered in 1977.
Rodney invented all of the following skateboarding tricks:
50-50 Saran Wrap
360 pressure Flip
540 double kickflip
Backside 180 Flip
Casper 360 Flip
Frontside Heelflip Shove-its
Godzilla Rail Flip
Helipops (360 Nollie)
Half-cab kickflip underflip
Half Flip Darkslide
No Handed 50-50 Kickflip
One footed Ollie
Switchstance 360 Flips
Rodney is married to Traci Mullen.
Rodney released his autobiography, "The Mutt: How to Skateboard and Not Kill Yourself" in 2003.
Rodney's rode a Walker Skateboard in his first contest at Kona in Jacksonville, he placed third in Boys Freestyle in 1977.
Rodney's first sponsor was Bill Murray at Inland Surf Shop.
Rodney started to skate when he was 10 and bought his first skateboard on January 1, 1977.
Rodney was the 1st skateboarder to pull off a "Kickflip Underflip".
Rodney appeared in the "Almost round 3" Video.
Rodney: You go to the guys at Neversoft and they have you sit down and take photos of you all the way around. Then they ask you of what ideas you have for new tricks or special tricks.
Rodney: I have a bit of an addictive personality so it makes me good at skating but I might never see the light of day otherwise.