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Robert Stanley "Rob" Dyrdek (born June 28, 1974) is an American professional skateboarder, actor, entrepreneur, producer, and reality TV star.
Of his early interest in the sport, Dyrdek has stated, "I was a pretty driven young man. I would sit in school and think about all the tricks I was going to do, then I’d get out of school and skate until they made me come inside." At the age of twelve, Dyrdek acquired sponsorship from the same company that Blender was a team member of and began his skateboarding career.that I was on DC for, like, two years before Danny [Way] finally knew who I was ... " Dyrdek first starred in the MTV reality series, Rob & Big (aired November 2006 to April 2008), with his best friend and bodyguard Christopher "Big Black" Boykin, as well as his cousin, Chris "Drama" Pfaff and friend Rashawn "Bam Bam" Davis.After three seasons Boykin chose to leave the show when his longtime girlfriend had a baby.In February 2009 Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory, featuring Dyrdek, Pfaff, and his Dyrdek Enterprise staff, was first aired.The "Fantasy Factory" is a converted warehouse where Dyrdek runs his many entrepreneurial ventures.It also features a large indoor skate plaza, Dyrdek personal office, a foam pit, and numerous basketball hoops.
He also built a "hands of God" music studio for his cousin Pfaff inside the factory.
During the course of the first season, he also opened his first Safe Spot Skate Spot with the sponsorship of Carl's Jr.
A few years later, Dyrdek and Blender quit their board sponsor and created Alien Workshop—Dyrdek’s current skateboard deck sponsor and a company that he now owns.
At the age of sixteen, Dyrdek decided to forgo his senior year of high school and instead moved to Southern California to continue with his professional skate career.
Soon after moving to California, Dyrdek began to ride for Droors Clothing, a company that was then transformed into DC Shoes.
Both Droors and DC were founded with the involvement of highly regarded skateboarder Danny Way and, in the lead-up period for the release of the 2012 Way documentary Waiting For Lightning, Dyrdek revealed: "I swear to you ...