7 Riders Who Are Shit-Hot At More Than One Sport

Because one sport just isn't enough for some professionals

Ian Walsh Surf
Ian Walsh has gone from riding barrels to shredding pow

Action sports pros are just like the rest of us – OK they might happen to be really, really good at one thing, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have other interests.

The thing is, pro riders are by definition naturally driven and/or naturally competitive people. So when they take up a hobby, they tend to get really, really good at it.

“When they take up a hobby, pro-riders tend to get really, really good at it.”

It’ll be no surprise to learn then, that there are some pro’s out there who absolutely rip in more than one sport. For many, it’s a simple enough transition – from surfing to snowboarding for example, or from Moto X to other motorsports.

For others it is a way of putting their lives back together after huge accidents, or it’s simply a way of staying in touch with the sports scene once the knees have started to give way in later life.

Whatever the case, here are a few folk who are stupidly talented at more than one sport. Makes you feel a bit sick doesn’t it?

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