Known as P-Rod, he is a six-time gold medal winner in the street skating competition of the Summer X Games.
After joining up with Girl and Plan B skateboard companies, he opened his own training facility in Los Angeles, using elements from his major sponsors.
He appeared in several Tony Hawk video games, including Tony Hawk: Ride in 2009.
Receiving his first skateboard at age 12, he became fascinated by the way the local skateboarders at school were able to flip and spin while keeping the board under their feet.
He was born in Tarzana, California as the son of comedian Paul Rodriguez.