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Pro Vert Skater – Eito Yasutoko

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Pro Vert Skater – Eito Yasutoko

Eito Yasutoko

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Eito Yasutoko Gets Results at Asian X Games:

He was a 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010 Asian X Games medalist.

He Medals at World Championships:

Eito medaled at LG Action Sports World Championships in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007.

Eito Places at LG World Tour Events Games:

Eito earned 2005, 2006 and 2007 LG Action Sports World Tour medal placements.

He Was at the Top of the X for Three Seasons:

Many medals were earned by Eito in 2000,2002 and 2004 at the X Games including a record breaking number of Gold Medals in Vert at the 1999, 2000 and 2003 X Games.

Eito Yasutoko is a Progressive Aggressive Skater:

Eito Yasutoko is known as one of the most progressive vert inline skaters of all time. He was born in 1983 – the son of pro roller skaters – and began skating on quads in 1986 before the age of three. Eito switched to inline skates at the age of nine and turned pro in 1995. His younger brother, Takeshi Yasutoko, followed in his footsteps.

Eito skates runs that are hard to match, and he engages crowds with airborne acrobatics that many other aggressive skaters avoid. His signature tricks include the 1080 California Roll, a double back flip and an unnamed trick with two back flips and a 720 that he introduced in public in 2006. Eito's skating is very consistent, and that is a valuable attribute for any competitive skater.

  • 2010 Asian X Games, Shanghai, China - Vert: Bronze
  • 2008 Asian X Games, Shanghai - Vert: 2nd
  • 2007 LG Action Sports World Championships, Dallas, TX - Vert: Bronze Medalist
  • 2007 Action Sports World Tour, San Diego, CA - Vert: 3rd
  • 2007 Asian X Games, Shanghai - Vert: 3rd
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Championships, Dallas, TX - Vert: 9th
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Tour, Birmingham, England - Vert: 4th
  • 2006 LG Action Sports World Tour, Amsterdam, Netherlands - Vert: 8th
  • 2006 Action Sports World Tour, Richmond, VA - Vert: 2nd
  • 2006 Asian X Games, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Vert: 1st
  • 2005 LG Action Sports World Championship, Manchester, England: 1st
  • 2005 LG Action Sports US Championship, Pomona, CA - Vert: 2nd
  • 2005 LG Action Sports World Tour, Munich, Germany - Vert: 2nd
  • 2005 LG Action Sports World Tour, Moscow, Russia - Vert: 1st
  • 2004 Pro Tour Year-End Ranking - Vert: 2
  • 2004 LG Action Sports Asian Tour, Beijing, China: 1st, Shanghai & Seoul: 2nd
  • 2004 LG Action Sports Championships - World Championships - Vert: 5th
  • 2004 X Games - Vert: Bronze Medalist
  • 2004 Asian X Games: Silver Medalist
  • 2003 Pro Tour Year-End Ranking (Vert): 1
  • 2003 LG Action Sports Championships - World Championships - Vert: 1st
  • 2003 Gravity Games - Vert: Gold Medalist
  • 2003 X Games - Vert: Gold Medalist
  • 2002 X Games - Vert: Silver Medalist
  • 2001 ASA World Championships - Vert: Bronze Medalist
  • 2000 X Games - Vert: Gold Medalist

Yasutoko was at his peak in 2003 when he won three Gold Medals and was the LG, X Games and Gravity Games Champion for that season.

Eito is currently married and enjoys life beyond riding inline skates. His other loves include photography, movie editing and design.

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